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Data Scientist - KTP Associate

Informatics & Digital Engineering

Location:  Evolyst Ltd, Fazeley Studios, 191 Fazeley St, Birmingham, B5 5SE
Salary:  £32,000
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (24 months)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 14 March 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R210053
Release Date:  Friday 12 February 2021

This role is an exciting opportunity for a PhD qualified graduate to take on a strategic project with the support of mentors from Evolyst Ltd, Aston University and Innovate UK. The project will apply sophisticated machine learning capability into Evolyst's software platform 'Lumien' to deliver predictive data analysis of workplace mental health. 

Candidate Profile: 

You will have a PhD in computer science or a maths-based subject with a substantial computational component (or be close to completion). The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in data science and data analytics including expertise in data mining and machine learning algorithms. 

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills and experience. 
  • Strong organisation and communication skills in order to take ownership of the project and ensure it progresses to achieve the agreed objectives. 
  • Experience of working in an agile environment and ability to introduce agile concepts into the business Interpersonal skills to work closely with Evolyst staff across all functions to embed the skills through collaborative working. 
  • Communication skills to be able to present project progress across the company. 

This project is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Evolyst and Innovate UK. As a KTP Associate you will have a dedicated £4,000 budget to access extensive Personal Development opportunities to support the project and your future career. To learn more go to www.aston.ac.uk/ktp.

You will work in a project team with Dr Chris Buckingham, Dr Felipe Campelo and Dr Luis Manso at Aston University, and software developers and senior management at Evolyst Ltd. Evolyst Ltd. are leaders in delivering data led products that make a real positive difference to the wellbeing of people around the world. To find out more please visit: https://www.evolyst.com/.

Aston University’s academic support team is part of Aston’s College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS), a leading centre for research into applied computational intelligence and machine learning techniques for automated decision making and optimisation.

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Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



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