The Alan Turing Institute is the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. The Institute is named in honour of the scientist Alan Turing and its mission is to make great leaps in data science and artificial intelligence research in order to change the world for the better.
The Alan Turing Institute is looking to build on existing research success at the intersection of machine learning, finance and economics.
The adoption of machine learning and artificial intelligence methods in the financial services industry is opening the door to more robust data-driven decision processes. The Finance and Economics programme brings together a multidisciplinary team of researchers, practitioners and regulators to promote the responsible adoption of AI techniques in the financial services industry and wider economy.
The successful candidate should show considerable promise in research in the broad area of data science and machine learning. A track record of research in finance and/or economics is beneficial but not necessary; candidates should nevertheless demonstrate their interest in the application of modern computational and statistical methods in these areas.
The post offers the applicant an exciting opportunity to pursue world-class research and to develop her/his career. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative manner and be enthusiastic about engaging widely across disciplinary boundaries and with industry, government and the third sector. The successful candidate will help us deliver successful activity including:
Particular areas of activity in the program include:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will have:
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This full-time post is offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 24 months, The annual salary for this post is £45,000 plus excellent benefits, including flexible working and family friendly policies, https://www.turing.ac.uk/work-turing/why-work-turing/employee-benefits
If you are interested in this opportunity, please click the apply button below. You will need to register on the applicant portal and complete the application form including your CV, covering letter and contact details for your referees. If you have questions about the role or would like to apply using a different format, please contact them via email [email protected].
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 19 August 2020 at 23:59
Equality Diversity and Inclusion
The Alan Turing Institute is committed to creating an environment where diversity is valued and everyone is treated fairly. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments are available to support candidates through the application and interview process. Happy to Talk Flexible Working
Please note all offers of employment are subject to continuous eligibility to work in the UK and satisfactory pre-employment security screening which includes a DBS Check.