The Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology is seeking a person interested in obtaining a PhD in the area of machine learning for chemical process and product development. The successful candidate will be supervised by Prof. Alexei Lapkin and take part on the "Structure-property correlation over multiple process steps" project, which is part of the European Doctoral Network "CINEMA": Chemistry informed machine learning in emulsion polymerization processes and products. Information about all positions within the network is available through this link: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/852768. As part of the project, the post holder might take on short secondments in CINEMA academic and industrial partners.
MSCA-recruiting rules are also applied:
- Not having resided in the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date, and not having carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the UK during this period.
- Having a master degree or equivalent diploma, and not having a doctoral degree.
- First degree in chemistry or chemical engineering.
- Strong background in maths.
- Experience with computation and coding (Python) and interest in machine learning.
The salary and benefit will follow the principles of the Marie Curie Doctoral Network Scheme as underwritten by the UKRI. Living allowance, mobility allowance and, if appropriate, family allowance, will be paid in GBP at a fixed exchange rate of 1.160354.
The successful candidate would be employed as a Research Assistant but will also be expected to apply for admission as a PhD student with the University and be able to meet our criteria for admission. For further information please visit: https://www.postgraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/directory/egcepdcng?gl=1*e6nc7r*gaNjM2MTY3Nzk3LjE2NjcyOTg0MTc.gaP8Q1QT5W4K*MTY2ODE2MzI4Ny44LjEuMTY2ODE2MzI5MC4wLjAuMA
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.
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Closing date for applications is 18th December 2022.
Interviews are likely to be held soon after the closing date.
If you have any queries regarding the role/application process please contact Trish Murray, Administrative Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please quote reference NQ34263 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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