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AI & Data Science Specialist Technician

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Vacancy Id: 10444

College / Service: Research Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Location: UAL - High Holborn, London UK

Salary: £38,359 - £47,109 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 8 January 2024 at 11:00

 

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The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing technical team of technicians supporting students at the UAL Creative Computing Institute.

You will provide professional technical expertise, guidance, and advice in the use of programming for creative applications of Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Data Science concepts. You will be providing support that is tailored for people of all ability levels from beginners to professors working on cutting edge research.

Drawing upon your knowledge and experience, you will support students and staff with general programming support in the form of one-to-one tutorial, in person and online, also help plan and deliver student learning experiences in you specialised area, such as workshops or other relevant extracurricular learning activities.

You will be responsible, as part of the whole team, for maintaining a safe workspace and providing inductions, while using systems to loan equipment and other bookable resources.

About you

You will have relevant technical experience supporting people in the creative computational, data science, AI and coding field as well as other related areas including programming, software development, relevant networks and server usage.

Your understanding of tools, workflows, and practices in programming shall be useful to inform your practice in this role as will your fluency in the Python, C and C++ programming languages alongside your ability to support students and staff across platforms including Windows, macOS, Linux (esp. Ubuntu and Raspbian) GUI and CLI interacts.

You should hold experience of working with some of the following: 

  • TensorFlow or PyTorch 
  • Scikit 
  • Anaconda / Miniconda 
  • Git version management

You will work alongside other technicians and academics within the institute to ensure students are trained in the safe, innovative, and professional use of relevant technical resources.

You will be a be a creative and motivated individual who is able to work effectively as part of a team and contribute towards developing an inclusive technical environment in-line with CCI’s Social Mission.

Should sufficient applications be received this vacancy may close sooner than the currently advertised application closing date hence applicants are advised to apply early.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Twinkle Brahmbhatt, Senior Resourcing Adviser on 020 7514 2965. 

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Vacancy Id: 10444

College / Service: Research Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Location: UAL - High Holborn, London UK

Salary: £38,359 - £47,109 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 8 January 2024 at 11:00

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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