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Research Software Engineer in Distributed and Intelligent Social Computing Systems

Are you excited to build computing systems for public good and a more sustainable society? 

The School of Computing has an ambitious research and education programme that is delivering world-class graduates, and strengthening the School’s internationally leading research base.

The Distributed Systems and Services group at University of Leeds has an opening for a Scientific Programmer position in the lab of Distributed and Intelligent Social Computing Systems. You will run lab activities and will have a unique opportunity to work with cutting-edge AI and IoT systems applied to Smart City applications such as energy/traffic management, sharing economies, digital democracy and other. The scientific activities of the lab are inter-disciplinary, international and linked to government and industry. 

You will have an MSc degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or other relevant area, with Solid and evident programming experience with distributed systems and IoT, and an excellent understanding, programming and debugging skills on operational distributed systems.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Evangelos Pournaras, School of Computing
Tel: + 44 (0) 113 343 5447 or email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Computing
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (One year (specialist skills))
Release Date:  Monday 17 August 2020
Closing Date:  Thursday 17 September 2020
Reference:  EPSCP1023
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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