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Senior Research Fellow - (102703-0120)


To undertake cutting-edge research on ML for intelligent data systems.


1. To carry out high-quality research in this area and publish results in leading international conferences such as PVLDB, Sigmod, ICDE, KDD, ICDM, NeurIPS, ICML, etc.

2. To attend and present research findings and papers at top conferences.

3. To assist in the organization of research meetings/workshops in the areas relevant to the project.

4. To contribute fully to the research activities (including the seminars and workshops and visitor programme) in the Data Science Theme of the Department.

The duties and responsibilities are not intended to be an exhaustive list but provide guidance on the main aspects of the job. You will be required to be flexible in your in duties.

Person Specification

The Person Specification focuses on the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications required to undertake the role effectively. This is measured by (a) Application Form, (b) Test/Exercise, (c) Interview, (d) Presentation.

Essential Criteria 1
Possession of a PhD or an equivalent qualification (or close to completion) in Computer Science, or a related subject.(a)
Essential Criteria 2
Good quality research publications. (a)
Essential Criteria 3
Ability to initiate, develop, and deliver high quality research (a), (c)
Essential Criteria 4
Effective communication skills (c), (d)
Essential Criteria 5
Good interpersonal skills (c), (d)
Essential Criteria 6
Ability to work independently and as part of a research group. (a), (c), (d)
Essential Criteria 7
Ability to initiate, plan, organize and deliver a research programme and to work to tight deadlines. (a), (c), (d)
Desirable Criteria 1
An interest in the intersection of ML and Systems. (a), (c)
Desirable Criteria 2
Experience in Deep Learning, Explainable ML, and Data Systems. (a), (c)
Desirable Criteria 3
Experience with implementations and experimental evaluation of algorithms and models. (a), (c)