Research Fellow – Data Science (THREE POSTS) - Dumfries


Closes in 5 days (21 Aug)

Type:  Fixed term 4 years / full time

Salary: £37,877 - £41,631 per annum (under review)

Location: SRUC Barony Campus, Dumfries (Location Flexible)

REF: ASWF/AGR/007/22

Closing Date: 21 August 2022

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe.  Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors.

Based in SRUC’s Dairy Research & Innovation Centre in Dumfries and working with a wide range of project partners and stakeholders across South-West Scotland and Cumbria, the purpose of this post is to develop data driven R&D projects as part of the exciting new Strength in Places Project “Digital Dairy Value-Chain for SW Scotland and Cumbria.” SRUC is leading this 5-year, £21.3 million project along with academic and industry partners.

In this role you will work closely with existing and new data from SRUC’s dairy farm, as well as with partner data from commercial dairy farms, milk analysis from farms, bulk milk transport and milk processing factories in the region. You will have a proven track record as an independent scientist with substantial experience in modern data science techniques. There will be close collaboration with data scientists employed by other project partners.

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