Research Assistant in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Queen Mary University of London School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Research Assistant

Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Salary: £34,619 - £36,411 per annum (pro rata), inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL32231
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 7 March 2023
Closing date: 4 April 2023

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About the Role

The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London is seeking to appoint a part-time Research Assistant to work in the EU-funded research project AgriDataValue with core consortia of key academic and industrial players from different EU countries. The successful applicant will work for the Multimedia and Vision Group (MMV).

About You

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate experience working with large cooperative EU funded projects. Demonstrable knowledge of Machine Learning technology and its applications in multimedia data analysis is essential, as well as significant research experience in computer vision or multimedia signal processing. Candidates should also have a good track-record in deep learning and applications for the analysis of large image databases.

About the School of EECS

Our researchers work with the arts and sciences collaborating with psychologists, biologists, musicians and actors, mathematicians, medical researchers, dentists and lawyers. As a multidisciplinary School, we are well known for our pioneering research and pride ourselves on our world-class projects. We are equal first in the UK for the impact of our Computer Science research, and second in the country for our Electronic Engineering research output (REF 2021).

About Queen Mary

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence and we embrace diversity of thought in everything we do. We believe that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a part time (17.5 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 24 months, and is available from April 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,619 - £36,411 per annum (pro rata), inclusive of London Allowance.  This post may be extended subject to further funding approval.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We have policies to support our staff throughout their careers, including arrangements for those who wish to work flexibly or on a job share basis, and we provide support for those returning from long-term absence. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented (BAME) groups, and from women in all stages of life, including pregnancy and maternity leave.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Ebroul Izquierdo at   Details about the School can be found at

Candidates are kindly requested to upload a maximum of 10 pages; certificates, references and research papers should not be provided at this stage.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 4 April 2023.  Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

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