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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Senior Research Fellow Positions available, IMSS, University of Reading, UK


*Senior Research Fellows *

*(Technical Research Project Management)  *

*Intelligent Media Technologies *

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*Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory 
www.imss.rdg.ac.uk )*

*Interactive Pervasive Computing Research Themes*

*School** of Systems** Engineering*

*University** of Reading** *

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*Pay grade:** **7***

*Pay scale**:* *__*_33,779 - **41,545 __(approx. ** 49K- **60K)_ per 
annum -subject to annual adjustment in accordance with national agreements)

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*The University of Reading is one of the top twenty research-intensive 
universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services 
Research Laboratory (IMSS, www.imss.reading.ac.uk) is an internationally 
well-established and dynamic group with a large and expanding portfolio 
of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic Computer 
Science and ICT fields and involving close alliances with world-class 
academic and industrial players in the UK and globally. IMSS Research is 
pushing forward the frontiers of innovation in advanced model-driven and 
service-oriented semantic-cognitive architectures as underpinned by 
agent technologies, middleware, ambient intelligence, and, multi-modal 
interfaces including virtual/augmented reality to realise and formally 
validate smart and secure environments.***

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*IMSS is seeking pro-active Technical Research Project Managers (3 
posts) to coordinate the work of Research Assistants, audit projects, 
support technical aspects of projects and attend research project 
management meetings in the UK and abroad**. *We are offering to 
self-motivated individuals with research leadership experience, an 
exciting career opportunity to work within a highly creative team and 
enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at 
centres of excellence in Europe and worldwide.**

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*You will have:*

* *PhD in Computer Science or a closely associated discipline (or 
relevant 1st class degree plus extensive technical leadership experience 
on relevant research projects)**

* **Strong, clear, concise writing (and presentation) skills both for 
writing technical reports and scientific papers.***

 Specialist R&D working knowledge involving any of the areas listed 
below (also see person specification as available through the website 
link given at the end of this document).

- Data Mining, CBR, & Machine Learning

- Natural Language Processing

- Multimedia Computing

- 3D Modelling -Reconstruction

- Natural Algorithms (NN, GAs etc)

- Image & Speech Recognition

- Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks

- Wireless Networks, Telecoms Protocols

- Network Security (IPS/IDS)

- Virtual/Augmented Reality

- Access Technologies-ID Management, RFID

- Digital Rights Management

- Advanced Multi-modal Interfaces Design

- Enterprise Applications J2EE-based

Integration & Client Server Technologies

- Distributed Databases

- Semantic Web, Semantic Grid

- Formal Methods, Simulation

 Successful candidates may have the opportunity to pursue a relevant 
PhD Programme of Research supported under the University staff 
fee-waiver framework.**

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*For informal discussion and further information (e.g. *further 
particulars, job and person specification) *about the posts please 
contact the* IMSS Director, Atta Badii by email (atta.badii@rdg.ac.uk 
) or phone _00 44 (0)118 378 7842

_Closing Date 30th November 2007 _

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The Application Form is available at _www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs_