Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (www.imss.rdg.ac.uk) Ambient Intelligence Research Group School of Systems Engineering University of Reading Closing date: 2. November 2007 Pay grade: 7 Pay scale: �33,779 - �41,545 (subject to annual adjustment in accordance with national agreements)
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 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 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 smart and secure environments.
IMSS is seeking pro-active Technical R&D Project Managers (3 posts) to coordinate the work of Research Assistants, audit projects, support technical aspects of projects and attend 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.
You will have: �PhD in Computer Science or closely associated discipline (or relevant 1st class degree plus extensive technical leadership experience on collaborative international 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)
-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 -Forensic Computing -Enterprise Applications J2EE-based Integration & Client Server Technologies �Successful candidates may have the opportunity to pursue a relevant PhD Programme of Research supported under the University staff fee-waiver framework.
For informal discussion and further information about the posts please contact the IMSS Director, Atta Badii by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone 00 44 (0)118 378 7842
Further particulars and application form etc are available at www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs or telephone 00 44 (0)118 378 6771 (voicemail).