Research Assistant Position at UEA, Norwich, UK

George Smith (
Wed, 14 May 1997 09:29:35 +0200

The School of Information Systems, University of East
Anglia, Norwich, England has a vacancy for a

Research Assistant

to work on a project entitled "Datamining in the
Telecommunications Sector".

A computer graduate with at least a 2(I) degree in computing
or allied subject is sought for a two year post
starting August 1st, 1997, or as soon as possible

The appointee will work within a leading telecommunications
company, Nortel plc, on a day-to-day basis but
will be an employee of the University of East Anglia.
Opportunities will exist for registration for a part-time
higher degree at the University. A successful applicant will
be expected to have a high degree of numeracy and
a strong computing background. Preference will be given to
those who, in addition, have some knowledge
(and expertise) in one or more of the following:
evolutionary computation, operations research, artificial
intelligence or telecommunications.

The research is sponsored jointly by the Teaching Company
Scheme and by Nortel plc and involves the
development and application of various inference and
heuristic techniques, including genetic algorithms,
simulated annealing and tabu search, to elicit knowledge
from large scale data sets generated within the
telecommunications industry.

Initial salary to be determined but expected to be around
16K UK pounds.

Applicants are invited to telephone Dr George D Smith (+44
(0) 1603 593260) or email for
further information.

Applications in the form of a covering letter plus three
copies of a CV, including the names and addresses of
three referees, should be sent to:

Dr George D Smith
School of Information Systems
University of East Anglia

on or before Friday 6th June 1997.


Dr. George D Smith
Computing Science Sector
School of Information Systems
University of East Anglia
Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

Tel: + 44 (0)1603 593260

FAX: + 44 (0)1603 593344