Research Assistant in Natural Language Processing for Conversational AI

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7107914 (Ref.No. AHCDE1198)
Posted: August 12, 2022

Job Description

Are you a researcher with proven abilities to carry out research in natural language processing? Are you able to use your expertise to develop an AI-based customer service chatbot software to interact with online shoppers?

The School of Design is a highly ranked department with a vibrant research culture and a commitment to excellence in teaching. You will join an experienced, innovative and diverse team and will be actively involved in research, producing high quality publications and contributing to the School’s Research Excellence Framework (REF). 

As a Research Assistant in Natural Language Processing for Conversational AI you will be a part of the wider Future Fashion Factory project. The Future Fashion Factory creative R&D partnership is a £5.4 million programme of ambitious research and development funded by the Industrial Strategy Challenge fund via the Creative Industries Cluster Programme that seeks to create the world’s first designer-led, digitally enabled creative design and technical innovation platform for high value, luxury goods.

You will have an MSc in Computer Science or a similar/related field relevant to the position.

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

Dr Raheleh Jafari (School of Design)

email: [email protected] 



Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Design
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,924 to £33,309 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term for up to 6 months due to external funding)
Release Date:  Wednesday 10 August 2022
Closing Date:  Wednesday 24 August 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  AHCDE1198


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