Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford Grade 07S Research Assistant
Posted: 27th July 2012
Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford
Grade 07S Research Assistant
Applications are invited from suitably-qualified individuals for a Research Assistant post, associated with the WAX Project supported by the European Commission Framework 7 programme.
WAX aims to define and deliver an open source platform and software components for web applications across mobile, PC, home media (TV) and in-car devices. The objective is to help the future internet to be used and shared consistently and securely over a broad spectrum of converged and connected devices, including mobile, PC, home media (TV) and in-car units.
The successful candidate will be required to develop research questions within a specific context, conduct individual research, analysing detailed and complex qualitative and/or quantitative data from a variety of sources, and generate original ideas by building on existing concepts.
Applicants should have or shortly be about to obtain a PhD in a relevant subject and be able to demonstrate the ability to implement prototype solutions using high-level programming languages and tools.
The post is available on a fixed term contract basis up to 31st August 2013, has a salary on the University grade 07 scale (currently £29,249 - £35,938 p.a.) and includes membership of the University Superannuation Scheme (USS) and have an annual leave entitlement of 38 days per year (inclusive of all public holidays and university closed periods).
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The closing date for applications is 12 noon, on Friday, 31st August 2012.
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