Data Scientist - KTP Associate

University of Strathclyde / Adimo
Location: Glasgow
Salary: Up to £32-34k p.a. plus £4k training and development budget
Closing Date: 12th July 2021

The Department of Computer & Information Sciences and The Department of Marketing in partnership with Adimo (www.adimo.co) is seeking to appoint a Data Scientist (KTP Associate) to focus on state-of-the-art NLP techniques to understand the core properties of recipe ingredients and associated customer behaviour. Adimo is live in over 50 countries worldwide so it’s important that the solution is multi-lingual, performant and scalable.

Adimo is a leading consumer goods marketing technology company. The world’s leading household brands such as Nestle and Diageo rely on Adimo to make their marketing shoppable, measurable and effective. Their technology turns any brand touchpoint into a frictionless path to purchase - connecting shoppers with a means of buying products, right in the moment of consideration.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to create technology that is used by millions of people worldwide and develop a product that is the first of its kind.

You will be based predominantly at the company’s premises in Glasgow, but will be employed by and have access to facilities of the University of Strathclyde including Archie West Supercomputing Centre. Drs. Dmitri Roussinov (from CIS) and Graeme McLean (from Marketing) will provide academic support for the project.  

A key feature of the KTP position is a personal training and development allowance that you can use to develop skills related to the project that will help you to advance your career. You will also have the opportunity to register for a research degree (free of charge) based on the work carried out on the project.  

The position offers the KTP Associate the following benefits:

-  A challenging and rewarding job, with real responsibility within the work environment.
-  A planned program of training courses, including a £4,000 personal development budget.
-  Mentoring from industrial and academic supervisors.
-  Support and resources from the University.
-  The chance to implement strategic development within an innovative company.
-  The opportunity of a permanent position with the company; 70% of KTP host companies make a permanent job
    offer to their Associate at the end of the project.
-  Adimo have expressed their willingness to provide sponsorship for an Associate wishing to study towards a PhD.

The post will be initially based remotely (subject to Covid-19 guidelines) then at the company premises in Glasgow.

The project is part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme that aims to help businesses improve their competitiveness and productivity through better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base. Successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership projects are funded by UK Research and Innovation through Innovate UK and are part of the government’s Industrial Strategy. To find out how KTP works and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position please visit: www.ktpws.org.uk. There are over 200 vacancies currently available at www.ktp-uk.org/graduates or search ‘KTP jobs’.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Billy Wallace, Knowledge Exchange Fellow (w.wallace@strath.ac.uk / 0141 548 3911).  

Formal interviews for this post will be held on 02/08/2021.

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