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a year of talent and skills

Software Developer (Researcher)

  • Full Time
  • Sheffield
  • £30,487 to £37,099 dependent on experience GBP / Year

Website sheffhallamjobs Sheffield Hallam University

As long as you meet the essential criteria in the person specification, not having experience of working in an academic setting will not preclude you from being shortlisted.

*** This is a rolling advert and may close earlier than advertised. Once a certain number of applications are received, they will be processed at regular intervals. Please ensure you complete and submit your application as soon as possible for consideration ***

The Role

CENTRIC currently has an exciting opportunity for a researcher to join our multidisciplinary research team with a focus on the accountable use of artificial intelligence (AI) in policing.

The successful applicant will work across a range of CENTRIC projects including AIPAS, AP4AI and STARLIGHT undertaking qualitative and quantitative research in accountable of use of AI in policing. The role will require flexibility and a willingness to develop your expertise in a range of areas in the security domain with additional knowledge of areas such as digital criminal investigations, law, ethics, and data protection being of significant benefit.

As a researcher in CENTRIC, you will join a highly motivated, interdisciplinary team of researchers and play a key role in the success of CENTRIC’s projects. The role will provide you with highly sought-after opportunities to develop applied research expertise in a wide range of areas within the security domain. You will develop strong links with universities, law enforcement agencies and industry, and have the opportunity have the opportunity to engage with international projects including travel to meet with CENTRIC’s international partners.

The Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Intelligence, Resilience and Organised Crime Research (CENTRIC)

CENTRIC is a multidisciplinary, security-focused research centre, located at Sheffield Hallam University. Our aim is to tackle complex, contemporary security challenges that exist at the intersection of technology and security. CENTRIC takes an innovation-based approach to applied research in the security domain, aiming to make a positive contribution to the safety of individuals, communities, and societies in the UK and across the globe.

At the core of all CENTRIC’s activities are strong partnerships and collaborations with research and technology organisations, law enforcement and government agencies, international organisations and private industry in the UK, Europe and internationally. Through these collaborations, our objective is to research, design, develop, deliver and evaluate tangible and applicable solutions that make a difference in the real world, for the security challenges of today and tomorrow.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area at Sheffield Hallam.

The role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route so if you are an international applicant, you will need to ensure you have an appropriate visa to evidence the necessary right to work in the UK.

Our benefits

We offer a diverse range of benefits and opportunities to pursue a rewarding and fulfilling career in a supportive environment. To find out more, please visit The Hallam Deal: Your Benefits.

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