Research Fellow in Mobile Computing and Software Development 1.0FTE FTC
City Site

Job reference: 05545

Location: City Site

Closing date: 02/10/2018

Salary : Grade G (£28,756 - £33,309 p.a.)

Employment type: Fixed-term contract

Team: Product Design

School / Directorate : School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

Are you an academic looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring.  Thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students.  Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.

2017 has been a year full of prizes, publicity and recognition for the NTU community, culminating in our receipt of the prestigious University of the Year award. Along the way, we’ve recorded some of the highest student satisfaction levels in the country in the 2017 National Student Survey, and achieved the TEF gold standard for the quality of our teaching. We are also extremely proud to have been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. All of these achievements are testament to the passion, ideas and ambition of our workforce.

Our rise up the league tables, alongside a number of prestigious national awards, demonstrate the potential that creating and forging excellent partnerships, while harnessing the talents of all our people, can bring. Most notably we have been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our pioneering research. We are now looking for more passionate, ambitious people to join us and help build the university of the future.

The post holder will conduct research in the area of mobile computing and software development and is expected to have the following knowledge and experience

  • processing mobile data and interacting with external data services,
  • development of database stored in mobile phones.
  • programming with mobile phone platforms such as iOS or Android
  • programming in Java
  • software development for communication with barcode, RFID, and QR
  • preferable to have experience of publishing applications in App market, and online data scrappy and data mining.  

The post will be based at Nottingham Trent University and work for the CIRC4Life project supported by the European Commission’s H2020 programme, consisting of 17 partners across 8 EU countries with Nottingham Trent University as the lead partner.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. Help us to go even further

Closing date – 02/10/2018

Interview date – 15/10/2018

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Professor Daizhong Su, on +44 (0)115 8482306 or via email

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

Sponsorship criteria:

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship cannot be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA applicant is available due to the UK Visas & Immigration requirements. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.


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