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Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality Applications Developer

Cranfield University - School of Aerospace, Transport & Manufacturing

Location: Cranfield
Salary: £32,656 to £36,399 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £45,499 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2018
Closes: 23rd October 2018
Job Ref: 2848

Manufacturing Theme

Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Cranfield University is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. Cranfield has consistently been ranked among the best 50 universities in the world in Mechanical Engineering according to the QS ranking. Our world-leading expertise combines a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates design, technology and management expertise.

Cranfield Manufacturing is one of the major themes at Cranfield University. Our capability is world-leading and combines a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates design, technology and management expertise.

The Digital Service Engineering Department has an enviable array of Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) which is used extensively to help industry partners in the manufacturing sector with their training and maintenance needs. We are looking to extend the mix of AR/VR (MAV Reality) into the education arena.

AR/VR is an emerging technology in the field of education, Cranfield University want to be at the forefront of this development. Our aim is to create an immersive experience for our students that will excite, enthuse and motivate. We believe AR/VR will become a key delivery tool reshaping the landscape of adult education.

You will be expected to develop AR/VR applications to run across multiple devices, support academics and students in development of customer and research projects and to assist the Lab Manager in developing innovative demonstrators to showcase the Lab to industry.

You will be expected to hold a degree (or equivalent) together with relevant experience in the field of AR/AR development. You must be a good communicator who is confident with discussing the development of applications with: educators, academics, students and the wider business community.

The post is initially for 2 years with a potential for additional work as the course portfolio grows. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in AR/VR development. If you are interested in contributing to developments in the area of online education applied to manufacturing and maintenance to support UK industry, we would welcome the opportunity to work with you.

For an informal discussion, please contact Matthew Caffrey, Head of Manufacturing Masterships, on (T); +44 (0)1234 754058 or (E);

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

Apply online now at or contact us for further details on E: or T: +44 (0)1234 750111 Ext. 2349. Please quote reference number 2848.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 23 October 2018

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