Research Fellow in Explainable Artificial Intelligence (AXI) - #972028


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Belfast
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day

Application closing date: 26/02/2024

Salary: £37,841 per annum

Job category/type: Research

The Centre for Secure Technologies in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EEECS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow in Explainable Artificial Intelligence.   

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research into the application of advanced explainable machine learning / artificial intelligence techniques for use in semiconductor security, specifically in hardware Trojan detection.   

This project will be hosted by the Centre for Secure Information Technology  at Queen’s University Belfast and is associated with the Research Institute in Secure Hardware and Embedded Systems.    

Please note that all staff on the project are required to undergo Baseline Personnel Security Standard checks.  

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • 2:1 Honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics (or related discipline).

  • Or be about to obtain, a PhD in a relevant subject.

  • Relevant research experience in machine learning.

  • Evidence of a strong publication record commensurate with career stage and experience.                

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click on the Candidate Information link below. 

This post is available on a fixed term contract for 24 months. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.               

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.            

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion please visit:; and               

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