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FutureNeuro are currently recruiting a Research Fellow in eHealth Innovation: User-Experience/Software Development.

Are you a postdoctoral researcher with a background in User Experience and Software Development? Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to work jointly with industry partners and an award winning research group on a progressive and innovative eHealth project? This role offers you the chance not only to develop your current software development and user interface skillset but also the opportunity to get involved with the development of voice-based applications using the latest technologies.

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Title: Research Fellow in eHealth Innovation: User-Experience/Software Development 
Department: FutureNeuro Research Centre, RCSI 
Tenure: Specified Purposes Contract for up to 24 months for Research Fellow 
Salary: Appointable on the Research Fellow Scale depending on prior experience 
Location: 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 and Ergo, EastPoint Business Park, Dublin 3 
Reporting to: Mary Fitzsimons, FutureNeuro RCSI 
Start Date: Proposed November, 2018

Position summary: 
FutureNeuro is seeking a suitably qualified Research Fellow to join its eHealth team. The FutureNeuro eHealth portfolio includes development and implementation of APIs for data exchange between devices and applications, data analytics and machine learning, clinical trials of eHealth solutions, development of clinical decision support tools. The Research Fellow will work collaboratively with academic, clinical care and industry partners from centres across Ireland.

The successful candidate will lead research and innovation on voice computing technologies and their application in enhancing healthcare and services for people living with chronic neurological conditions. Based in readily available consumer Voice UI (User Interface) technologies such as Amazon Alexa, the project aims to design, develop and implement a voice interface to an extant Electronic Portal for people with epilepsy. For the purposes of executing different stages of the project, the successful candidate will be required to divide his/her time between RCSI, St Stephen's Green (e.g. User-experience, Requirements Engineering and Evaluation Research) and Ergo, Eastpoint Business Park (e.g. Software Design, Development and Testing).

This position offers the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to enhance their software development and user-experience (UX) skills in an eHealth environment.

Essential Criteria

  • Intermediate level Java, SQL/Relational Database design,
  • Basic level - Git, Maven, Spring

Desirable Criteria: 
It would be a bonus if applicants have:

  • Experience of some of the following cloud technologies in the context of developing, deploying and troubleshooting web or voice applications: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience developing voice-based applications using technologies such as Amazon Alexa
  • The candidate has a public repository of code that can be provided

Queries and application 
For further information please review the job description at the link below:

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If you have specific questions please don't hesitate to contact judywalsh@rcsi.ie

Applications should be made online through the RCSI Careers website no later than 5pm on the closing date, 31st October 2018. Please include your most up to date CV, a cover letter outlining your interest in the role

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