|Salary:||£30,395 to £39,609|
|Placed On:||12th September 2018|
|Closes:||19th October 2018|
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
School of Metallurgy and Materials
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow – 59894
Fixed Term – to 28 February 2021
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
The role involves work on robotic manipulation within the Extreme Robotics Lab at University of Birmingham. The main purpose of the role will be to develop, implement and demonstrate novel methods for control of robotic manipulation, for handling complex materials in important industrial applications. The RF will be responsible for key deliverables of major national and international projects, as part of a large and internationally recognised robotics research team, with strong collaborations with industry.
The postholder will work within specified research grants and projects, operating within area of specialism. They will collaborate with team members with different areas of expertise, analyse and interpret research findings and results and assist with mentoring and training PhD students, interns and/or Masters-level research students.
The UoB robotics team are collectively working on:
The Research Fellow should have demonstrated strong expertise in at least one of these areas, and also be willing and able to assist with combining and integrating work from at least one other of these areas. In particular the postholder needs expertise in planning and control of robotic manipulators, but with ability to collaborate with experts in vision and sensing, and also domain experts in industrial applications who are not themselves roboticists
Skills and Experience Required:
Closing date: 19 October 2018 Reference: 59894
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