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Research Assistants/Fellows - Reading, UK

Daniel Thiemert

Joined: Oct 26, 2007
Posts: 14
Department: School of Systems Engineering (Computer Science)
Post Type: Full-time, fixed-term up to 2 years
Payscale: Grade 6 - �25,888 to �28,290 per annum, pay award pending
Closing Date: 17/10/2008

Contact Details:
Informal contact details:
Contact role: Director Intelligent Media Systems Services Research Laboratory (IMSS)
Contact name: Atta Badii
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 3787842
Contact email:

Formal contact details:
Further information and application forms are available at
or telephone 0118 378 6771 (voicemail).

The University of Reading is one of the top twenty research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, 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. The 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.
We are offering to self-motivated individuals with research leadership experience, the opportunity to work within a highly creative team, enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at centres of excellence in Europe and beyond.
You will have:
-A Masters Degree or PhD qualification in Computer Science or a closely associated discipline with software and systems engineering experience (exceptionally a 1st Class Honours Degree with a relevant final year project may be considered)
-A research background and R&D working knowledge involving any of the following areas is also required:
oEmbedded Systems, FPGA Technologies
oEnterprise Systems Integration- J2EE- Client Server Technology
oData Mining, Machine Learning, Distributed Databases, CBR
oSpeech/ Image Recognition, 3D Reconstruction, Virtual & Augmented Reality.
-Strong, clear concise writing skills both for compiling technical reports and writing scientific papers.
There will be opportunity to travel and work with researchers in Europe and/or USA; within the framework of assigned projects.

Further Information:
Further Particulars Available:
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