Text Analytics Data Scientist (KTP Associate)

University of Glasgow / SVGC Ltd
Location: East Kilbride
Salary: £29,176 to £35,000
Closing date: 10th March 2020

We are looking for a Text Analytics Data Scientist, to work on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership funded to address text analytics for identifying sensitivity within official documents. This is an important and exciting opportunity to help implement groundbreaking solutions which will provide assistive and augmented technology to accelerate business processes.

The industrial partner for this project is SVGC Ltd [www.svgc.co.uk/]and the selected candidate will be based at their local offices in East Kilbride as well as at the University of Glasgow's Gilmorehill Campus, receiving training from both the company and university teams. In particular the successful candidate will work with Dr Craig Macdonald and Prof Iadh Ounis, along with SVGC Ltd and various public sector, industrial and academic partners that are working in close collaboration.

The job requires expert knowledge in text classification and other text analytics including search. The candidate's work will be closely aligned to the commercial interests of the company and they will work closely with the company's engineering and management staff, taking a leading role in the delivery of a new product targeting the use case of SVGC's public sector client[s]. The successful candidate will also be expected to write a report for all stakeholders, as well as disseminate their work through research papers in conferences and journals during the course of the KTP.

The successful candidate will have significant opportunities for training as well as a discretionary access to £4000 from the KTP scheme for personal development and to seek higher educational qualifications. SVGC are also experts in Project and Programme Management and will provide direct support to you.

Funding is available on a full-time basis (35 hours per week) and is available for up to 24 months in the first instance.

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