Research Fellow in Intelligent Distributed Systems Engineering

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7086562 (Ref.No. EPSCP1067)
Posted: October 5, 2021

Job Description

Are you excited to build smart distributed systems for a more sustainable society? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading Universities?

The School of Computing has an ambitious research and education programme that is delivering world-class graduates and strengthening the School’s internationally leading research base.

The Distributed Systems and Services group at University of Leeds has an opening for a Research Fellow (Postdoc-level) in the lab of Distributed and Intelligent Social Computing Systems. You will run lab research activities and will have a unique opportunity to develop and study cutting-edge AI and pervasive distributed systems applied to Smart City applications such as energy/traffic management, sharing economies, digital democracy and other. The scientific activities of the lab are inter-disciplinary, international and linked to government and industry.

You will have a strong research profile with a PhD or as an alternative, a strong software engineering profile with a BSc/MSc degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or other relevant area.  In both cases, you will bring solid knowledge on distributed systems and evident experience in system prototyping and engineering principles.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Evangelos Pournaras, Associate Professor  

Tel: + 44 (0) 113 343 5447 or email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Computing
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Working Time:  37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (1 year (specialist skills))
Release Date:  Monday 04 October 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 24 October 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EPSCP1067

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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