Research Fellow in Electronic Engineering

Nottingham Trent University - School of Science & Technology

Additional information: Fixed-term until the end of July 2018.

Successful. Confident. Ambitious. Innovative - just a few words that are used to describe us.  Topped with our focus on award-winning research, professional expertise and strategic partnerships, we really do offer a great working environment for everyone.

Applications are invited for a fixed-term position to develop video processing and analysis algorithms for autonomous navigation applications. The post-holder will develop software and perform pilot studies.

The successful candidate will have graduate level qualification (preferably a Ph.D.) in Electronic Engineering or a related discipline. Relevant expertise in research techniques, visual data compression, programming (preferably in C/C++), and scientific writing is essential. Candidates with video and image processing, compression or analysis experience are encouraged to apply for this role. Previous research experience with point cloud, autonomous navigation, and open-source software development is desirable. The successful candidate should also have excellent communication skills and the ability to show initiative and work effectively and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary research team.

Due to the funding conditions the successful candidate should ideally be available to start work by early March 2018.

2017 has been a year full of prizes, publicity and recognition for the NTU community, culminating in our receipt of the prestigious University of the Year award. Along the way, we’ve recorded some of the highest student satisfaction levels in the country in the 2017 National Student Survey, and achieved the TEF gold standard for the quality of our teaching. We are also extremely proud to have been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. All of these achievements are testament to the passion, ideas and ambition of our workforce.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Hemantha Kodikara Arachchi via email:

We recognise that our rise up the league tables is thanks to harnessing the creativity and talent of our people. Join us, at this exciting time and take your career to the next level too.

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