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Vacancy for Research Assistant – Research Software

Friday, 17 March 2017

We are looking for a Research Assistant to work on an Otago Research Grant project entitled: “A Computational Theory of Collective Action”.

In this position you will assist in developing and integrating research software supporting the evaluation of computational methods in the field of normative multi-agent systems.

Skills required for this position are:
• A completed degree with some research content, such as an Honours degree;
• Knowledge of or interest and ability to learn concepts and techniques from the field of normative multi-agent systems;
• Software development skills in Java are essential;
• Knowledge of logic and/or logic programming would be an advantage;
• Good communication skills, including the ability to produce clearly written technical documents.

This position is offered as either a full-time position over a period of half a year, or a part-time position over a longer period (to be negotiated with the Supervisor). The successful candidate will be expected to start in early April 2017.

Applications quoting reference number 1700607 will close on Tuesday, 28 March 2017.

For more information, view the job description on the HR website.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Stephen Hall-Jones, Departmental Manager.