Student assistant researcher in digital and data technologies training for the MATES Project

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The Complex Cyber Infrastructure (CCI) research group at the University of Amsterdam conducts research in the area of complex infrastructure services provisioning including cloud resource, optical and hybrid networking for high performance and data intensive application (also referred to as Big Data). CCI research also include Big Data architecture, trusted data exchange and federated infrastructure services, network and application security, data centric policy enforcement for data sharing and handling. The CCI group is involved in a number of national and EU funded project contributing to the development of the novel concepts in the area of new and emerging technologies.

The CCI group is looking for a Student assistent researcher to work on the EU funded ERASMUS+ project MATES which aims to develop the roadmap, methodologies and educational courses to facilitate the digitalisation of the European maritime industry. The project focuses on the value chains in shipbuilding and offshore energies, where the implementation of digital and data driven technologies promises solving multiple challenging with making the industry more effective and competitive in an increasingly digital, green and knowledge driven economy.


What are you going to do?

You will assist in developing and organizing training courses on digital and data technologies to help researcher and practitioners in maritime industry obtain basic competences and knowledge on digital technologies that support the whole lifecycle of research or industrial data that include such area as Big Data technologies and platform, Cloud Computing technologies and platforms, data management governance, digital content development, data science and data analytics foundation. The courses are expected at introduction level but still sufficient that the trainees to be capable to perform basic tasks in their main professional activity in maritime industry.

You will also help in delivering training and assist in practical exercises with digital, content development and data analytics tools.


What do we require?

We are looking for a candidate who meets the following requirements:

  • a BSc in Computer Science, Information Management or closely related field, Data Analytics or Machine Learning is an advantage;
  • an interest to practical training courses development instructional methodologies;
  • experience with office tools and event reports preparation;
  • ideally some experience with data analytics and data management tools, python for data analytics;
  • ability to communicate with large international audience of course attendees (trainees), answer questions and provide guidance as part of the courses organisation;
  • good communicative skills in English, both written and oral.

Our offer

A temporary contract for 12 to 18 hours a week, preferably starting on 1 December 2020, for the duration of 4 to 6 months.

The salary will be €2,110 to €2,462 (scale SA) gross per month, based on a full-time contract of 38 hours a week. This is exclusive 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end-of-year bonus. A favourable tax agreement, the ‘30% ruling’, may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities  is applicable.

Are you curious about our extensive package of secondary employment benefits like our excellent opportunities for study and development? Then find out more about working at the Faculty of Science .


About the Faculty of Science and the Informatics Institute

The Faculty of Science has a student body of around 7,000, as well as 1,600 members of staff working in education, research or support services. Researchers and students at the Faculty of Science are fascinated by every aspect of how the world works, be it elementary particles, the birth of the universe or the functioning of the brain.

The mission of the Informatics Institute is to perform curiosity-driven and use-inspired fundamental research in Computer Science. The main research themes are Artificial Intelligence, Computational Science and Systems and Network Engineering. Our research involves complex information systems at large, with a focus on collaborative, data driven, computational and intelligent systems, all with a strong interactive component.

The Complex Cyber Infrastructure (CCI) research group at the University of Amsterdam conducts research in the area of complex infrastructure services provisioning including cloud resource, optical and hybrid networking for high performance and data intensive application (also referred to as Big Data).


Questions?

Do you have questions about this vacancy? Or do you want to know more about our organisation? Please contact:

  • Yuri Demchenko , senior researcher
    T: +31 (0)20 525 7586 

Job application

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

The Informatics Institute strives for a better gender balance in its staff. We therefore strongly encourage women to apply for this position.

Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application by closing date. 

Applications in .pdf should include a motivation letter and CV, including a list of publications (if applicable).

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