Applications are invited for CTP PhD Studentship – The application of machine learning in agriculture: “Using machine learning to predict post-storage fruit quality with surface microbiomes, climatic and imaging data” to start before December 2018.
NIAB EMR, located in Kent, England, has a history dating back to 1913 when it was established by the fruit growing sector to address the many challenges faced by growers. Since its establishment, the team at East Malling has introduced wide-ranging advances to horticulture which have shaped the way produce is grown and supplied to the consumer.
Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.
Field of Study:
The application of machine learning in agriculture: “Using machine learning to predict post-storage fruit quality with surface microbiomes, climatic and imaging data”.
Due to conditions of the grant, this position can only be offered to UK/EU/EEA candidates. Scholarship can be taken in the UK.
We are looking for a highly skilled PhD student from either mathematics/statistics with strong interest in agriculture or biology with excellent skills in mathematics/statistics. Although the project research focuses on the application of machine learning, the post-holder is expected to be directly involved in practical experimental studies to obtain new data for modelling.
English Language Requirements:
Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Applying procedure Instructions:
How to Apply:
Further details and an application form can be obtained by e-mail from recruitment-at-emr.ac.uk. Please include a detailed CV with your application.
Scholarship Official Web Links:
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August 25, 2018.