Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Queen Mary University of London
United Kingdom

Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Research Assistant 

Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Salary: £31,613 - £33,324 (Research Assistant) and £34,220 to £36,098 (Postdoctoral Research Assistant) (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL24259
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 15-Feb-2021
Closing date: 17-Mar-2021


About the Role

You will work on the design and implementation of an application for the remote delivery of community mental health care -“Remote DIALOG+”, part of an NIHR i4i project. This application is already in use for face-to-face consultations in health trusts across the UK and internationally. You will collaborate with clinicians and front-line health teams to produce a new version for remote use.

About You

You must have a first degree in Computer Science and have experience of app development for iOS and/or Android including the production of high quality, documented code for distribution. Applicants at the post-doctoral level must also have a PhD in Computer Science or a related topic.

About the School of EECS

As a multidisciplinary School, we are well known for our pioneering research and pride ourselves on our world-class projects. We are 11th in the UK for quality of computer science research (REF 2014) and 6th in the UK for quality of electronic engineering research (REF 2014).

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full-time post, fixed term appointment for 24 months (with possibility of extension), with an expected start date of March 2021. For a Research Assistant the annual starting salary will be in the range of £31,613 - £33,324; for a Postdoctoral Assistant it will be £34,220 to £36,098.  Salaries are inclusive of London allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We have policies to support our staff throughout their careers, including arrangements for those who wish to work flexibly or on a job share basis, and we provide support for those returning from long-term absence. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented (BAME) groups, and from women in all stages of life, including pregnancy and maternity leave. Applications for part time work or job sharing will also be considered.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Pat Healey at  Details about the School can be found at

Candidates are kindly requested to upload documents totaling no more than 10 pages; certificates, references and research papers should not be provided at this stage.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 17 March 2021.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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