Research Associate Jobs Vacancy at University College London London
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The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) develops and researches emerging computer technologies in several disciplines that deal with geography, space, location, visualisation, and the built environment. CASAs focus is to be at the forefront of what is one of the grand challenges of 21st Century science: to build a science of cities from a multidisciplinary base, drawing on cutting edge methods, and ideas in modelling, complexity, visualisation and computation.
Our current mix of architects, planners, geographers, mathematicians, physicists, transport engineers, and computer scientists make CASA a unique and world-leading unit within the Faculty of the Built Environment at UCL. For more information about CASA, please visit www.casa.ucl.ac.uk We are looking for a research associate to join CASA and the Intel Collaborative Research Institute on Connected and Sustainable Cities (ICRI Cities). The institute is a joint venture between UCL, Imperial College, Intel and the Future Cities Catapult. The institute is investigating, developing and deploying urban sensing and actuating technologies that can optimize resource efficiency, and enable new services that support and enhance the quality of life of urban inhabitants and city visitors. There are many fundamental technical, social and urban challenges and opportunities that need to be addressed to accomplish this.The approach taken at the institute is interdisciplinary, combining methodologies from computer science, the social sciences, interaction design and architecture to improve how cities are managed and maintained in order to ensure and enhance citizen well-being. The position is focused on exploring existing data streams from social media and urban infrastructure provide an important context and valuable data for fusing with novel IoT deployments in the urban environment. It will mix physical computing with urban analytics to analyse, communicate and explore geographically tagged social network data, linked to other IoT data streams. The research will involve working on a number of projects mostly focused around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) and as part of a large, multi-site, interdisciplinary team comprising researchers from UCL, Imperial, Intel and the Future Cities Catapult.
Please note, appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; If this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (Salary £30,316 - £31,967 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.
This post is funded until end of January 2018.
Key requirements include a Masters level background in spatial analysis and data mining, Expertise in urban analysis and data visualisation, and the ability to research and deliver a series of working papers related to the project within the project timeframe which will be disseminated to all those involved in the smart cities movement and in related planning and policy issues pertaining to cities. Desirable characteristics include experience in rapid prototyping tools and a publications track record.