Vacancy ID:
5350
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Vacancy terms:
Full time, fixed term contract for 24 months
Salary details:
Up to £33,000 per annum
Hours per week:
37.5
31 Aug 2022
About the role
In this role you will design and implement the underlying graph model for a knowledge graph and develop a web-based application to facilitate access to the information. You will work under the direction of supervisors from the University of Leicester and rradar Ltd, working in collaboration with team members to help achieve automatic identification and quantification of risk event scenarios applicable to a business utilising Data Science and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning. 
 
• You will be responsible for leading and delivering a challenging and strategic R&D project that directly impacts the business, with the opportunity to be a champion of real change.
• You will receive input and support from an academic team with specialist knowledge and experience relevant to the project.
• We will provide a training budget that is tailored to your personal development needs.
• You will have the opportunity to deliver high impact outcomes within a business, whilst learning at the same time - a significant contribution to your long-term career progression.
 
Empowering and educating businesses through smarter legal services. 

rradar is a specialist litigation and commercial law firm that uses legal expertise and digital tools to proactively manage, advise and deliver solutions to businesses, helping them to reduce legal risk. Specialising not only in the management of legal crises, but also in the education and prevention of them in the first place, rradar is about sharing difficult-to-access legal knowledge through innovative digital channels so clients can easily access the information faster and tackle business risks before they become a costly legal problem. Established in 2012 with teams across five office locations in the UK including Leicester, rradar fuses first-class legal advice and representation with the latest technology to deliver a preventative, education-led strategy that makes the law more accessible and affordable.

About you
With an MsC (or PhD) or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or a related discipline, you will have programming proficiency in Java (or Python). We are looking for someone with a good understanding of knowledge representation and semantic web technologies, alongside experience in web application development (HTML and JavaScript). Familiarity with ML methods and their application to knowledge representation is key, alongside an understanding of the insurance industry, relevant to Risk Compliance Management. 
Additional information
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Yi Hong on [email protected]
 

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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