Current Vacancies

Tutor, Demonstrator, Marker and TA Vacancies

All approved Teaching Support vacancies are published via Theon (an Informatics database).  The information provided in this link will update as/when vacancies are approved and presented for advertisement, meaning the content of this list will regularly change.  The number of vacancies per role is included under each column heading ['4/3' means 4 posts of which 3 remain vacant], each vacancy will automatically be removed from this list once all posts have been filled.

Current vacancies open to applications

 

MSc Project TA Roles 2019

Students are invited to apply for Teaching Assistant roles to support the MSc projects through Semester 2 and over the summer period. Please sign up for the course 'DISS' and role 'TA (Project)'. Then email teaching-support@inf.ed.ac.uk to confirm which of the project roles below you would prefer.

Further information on the individual roles descriptions will be available here in the next couple of days.

 

Course

Role

Project Specialty Subject

Role Description

Skills Required

Academic Contact

# Posts

Hrs per role

Vacancy Number (Instance)

DISS

TA (Project)

Usable Privacy & Security and Human Computer Interaction

The TA will be providing one hour of office hours per week as well as coordinate and facilitate the weekly group meeting where MSc students conduct usability experiments.

They will also provide some guidance to student around filling out ethics forms and writing consent forms.

 

Strong knowledge of Usable Privacy and Security as well as Human Computer Interaction.

Kami Vaniea - kvaniea@inf.ed.ac.uk

1

25

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

Large-scale Language Modelling

Support a specific technical group of MSc projects. The TA will help with a cluster project of 4 MSc students  working on large-scale language modelling.

They will attend weekly meetings and provide feedback to students during the IPP and DISS phases, as agreed with supervisor.

Work to commence start of February 2019 until end of August 2019. Hours will depend on the project and to be agreed with supervisor.

 

Fluent in large-scale neural networks for text.

Iain Murray - imurray2@inf.ed.ac.uk

1

32

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

 Development of an app for children in hospital/ data education in schools

 Support two groups of MSc project students.

The TA will be providing one hour of office hours per week as well as coordinate and facilitate the weekly group meeting where MSc students work on design challenges.

They will also provide some guidance to student around filling out ethics forms and writing consent forms.

Work to commence start of February 2019 until end of August 2019.

Hours will depend on the project and to be agreed with supervisor.

 

Interaction design and education

Judy Robertson  - Judy.Robertson@ed.ac.uk

6

36

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

Deep Learning for Language and Vision

Each TA will be providing one hour of office hours per  week as well as coordinate and facilitate the weekly  group meeting where MSc students.

They will also provide some feedback to students on project reports and dissertations.

 

Strong knowledge of Deep Learning, Computer Vision, and Natural Langauge Processing.

Frank Keller - keller@inf.ed.ac.uk

2

36

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

 

 

 

Sharon Goldwater - sgwater@inf.ed.ac.uk

3

18

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

 

 

 

Hugh Leather - hughleat@gmail.com

 

 

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

Machine Translation

The TA will provide technical support for the Neural Machine Translation Project Cluster ( https://dpmt.inf.ed.ac.uk/msc/project/2997 ), attending weekly meetings and providing office hours.

 

Expertise with Neural Machine Translation; familiarity with Nematus toolkit.

Rico Sennrich - rico.sennrich@ed.ac.uk

1

36

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

N/A

N/A

N/A

Paul Anderson - dcspaul@ed.ac.uk

0

0

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

 

 

 

D K Arvind - dka@inf.ed.ac.uk

4

36

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

Machine Learning

TA position for project 3397 "Machine Learning for Information Estimation" https://dpmt.inf.ed.ac.uk/msc/project/3397

It is a cluster project that has a cluster sibling project run by Arno Onken (project 3264: https://dpmt.inf.ed.ac.uk/msc/project/3264)

Together the projects have a capacity of 11 students. We plan to group-supervise.

 

 

Michael Gutmann - michael.gutmann@ed.ac.uk & Arno Onken - aonken@inf.ed.ac.uk

2

36

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

 

 

 

Nigel Goddard - nigel.goddard@ed.ac.uk

 

 

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

 

 

 

Vaishak Belle - vaishak@ed.ac.uk

3

36

2150

DISS

TA (Project)

Role A  - Reinforcement Learning

 

Role B - Deep Learning

Role A  - 3 hours/week (1 hr/week/student; 3 students) MSc Project: Drone Swarm Formation and Collision Dynamics (https://dpmt.inf.ed.ac.uk/msc/project/3318)

 

Role B -  4 hours/week (1 hr/week/student; 4 students) MSc Project: Deep Learning for Partitioning Item-Spaces in Recommender Systems (https://dpmt.inf.ed.ac.uk/msc/project/3324)

Role A  -

Desirable Skills: Familiarity with Robotic Operating System (ROS) or desire to learn how to use it.

Essential Skills: Fluent in Python or C++ and familiar with Reinforcement Learning.

 

Role B - 

Desirable Skills: Programming (Matlab), Tensorflow, Decision Theory

Essential Skills: Programming (Python), Deep Learning, Machine Learning.

Pavlos Andreadis - pandrea2@staffmail.ed.ac.uk

7

36

2150

 

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