Research Associate position in Visual Data Science

We are seeking a Research Associate in Visual Data Science to conduct research in developing the foundations of how analysts can use natural language elements within exploratory visual data analysis processes through novel techniques where natural language and visualisation based interactions operate in harmony. We are looking for enthusiastic researchers who are keen to ask fundamental questions on how visual exploratory analysis processes operate.

The post is within the “NlViS: Natural Language Interaction for Visual Data Analysis” project ( funded by The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and led by giCentre at City, together with the technology company Redsift Inc. as an industrial project partner. The post is scheduled to start on September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter, and is full-time for a period of 12 months. The starting salary is at the L6.34 salary scale -- £36,001 according to the City's current salary tables. Further details about the post are on this link.

The application deadline is 13 July 2017 (subject to final confirmation) with interviews shortly after this date. Feel free to express your interest and contact Cagatay Turkay ( for an informal chat about the post and the research environment in general. Further details of the post are on this page and formal application details and links to the official application system are on this link on City's recruitment pages.