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Position: Research Fellow in Financial Computing
Institution: University College London
Department: Computer Science
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Financial Computing & Analytics Group, which has links with the Mathematics Department and the Statistics Department within UCL, with the London School of Economics, and with the London financial community at large; for this call, we are seeking a researcher to support the Future Infrastructure for Retail Remittances (FIRE) project and related activities, wherein we ask, what is needed to create a new kind of cashless payment infrastructure that is efficient and robust while addressing the key limitations and concerns with existing cashless payment solutions? The researcher shall take a leading role in the development of a proof-of-concept implementation of our proposed system and shall work closely with a team consisting of financial services industry practitioners, professional designers, members of the international standards community, and other researchers
Requirements: The Financial Computing & Analytics Group is seeking an experienced researcher in a broad area including blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, financial technologies, payment systems, cryptocurrencies, central bank digital currencies (CBDC), crypto currencies, and the digital economy Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a related discipline as well as a suitable track record of research in related areas. Candidates should have experience in distributed systems, protocol design, and network security, as well as a strong background in software engineering. Candidates should also have significant programming experience, including practical experience in the development of proof-of-concept software implementations. Ideally, candidates would also have an appropriate supporting background in system architecture, privacy-enhancing technologies, and fair-exchange protocols
   
Text: Research Fellow in Financial Computing, - Ref:1883314 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Computer Science Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,770 - £44,388 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Financial Computing & Analytics Group, which has links with the Mathematics Department and the Statistics Department within UCL, with the London School of Economics, and with the London financial community at large. For this call, we are seeking a researcher to support the Future Infrastructure for Retail Remittances (FIRE) project and related activities, wherein we ask, what is needed to create a new kind of cashless payment infrastructure that is efficient and robust while addressing the key limitations and concerns with existing cashless payment solutions? The researcher shall take a leading role in the development of a proof-of-concept implementation of our proposed system and shall work closely with a team consisting of financial services industry practitioners, professional designers, members of the international standards community, and other researchers. This post is funded for 12 months in the first instance. Key Requirements The Financial Computing & Analytics Group is seeking an experienced researcher in a broad area including blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, financial technologies, payment systems, cryptocurrencies, central bank digital currencies (CBDC), crypto currencies, and the digital economy Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a related discipline as well as a suitable track record of research in related areas. Candidates should have experience in distributed systems, protocol design, and network security, as well as a strong background in software engineering. Candidates should also have significant programming experience, including practical experience in the development of proof-of-concept software implementations. Ideally, candidates would also have an appropriate supporting background in system architecture, privacy-enhancing technologies, and fair-exchange protocols. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £32,217 - £33,958 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Dr Geoff Goodell g.goodell@ucl.ac.uk. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 5 Jul 2022 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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