Research Fellow (Connected & Autonomous Vehicles [CAV] Test Engineer)
Salary: £30,395 to £39,609 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 25th March 2019
Closes: 23rd April 2019
Fixed Term, Full-Time Contract until 31 March 2021
36.5 hours per week (100% FTE)
WMG is a vibrant, cutting-edge research institution at the University of Warwick, one of the world’s leading research and education groups with state of the art technologies. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer or Research Fellow to significantly expand their research and technical skills within the strategically important areas of Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) testing.
Please note that this advert is for the Research Fellow (101400-039) position. If you feel your application is more suitable for the Project Engineer (101398-039) role, please apply through the relevant advert https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRC200/project-engineer-connected-and-autonomous-vehicles-cav-test-engineer-101398-039.
You will need to be able to evidence your capability in the area of systems engineering, controls engineering, safety analysis methods (ISO 26262) and coding skills. Experience with using various vehicle simulation packages like IPG CarMaker, PreScan or other driving simulation packages will be an added advantage. Experience of applying ISO 26262 processes to real-world projects is desirable.
Proven research experience will be required along with your well-developed communication and collaboration skills to assist working independently and as part of a team. The ability to be flexible with your work will be an important part of the role. You will also be responsible for project delivery and providing regular updates to project partners and WMG Intelligent Vehicles’ leadership team.
You will be employed to work on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles research project funded by Innovate UK in collaboration with industry and academic partners. This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate strong research leadership and to have the opportunity to develop your own professional network through interaction with a multi-disciplinary team of researchers & engineers, as well as industrial partners during the life of the project.
In return we will provide a great range of benefits which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities.
If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure (£29,515). Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of level 6 of the University grade structure (£30,395 pa).
If you require any further information regarding this role, please contact Siddartha Khastgir (S.Khastgir.firstname.lastname@example.org)
Closing Date: 23:59pm on Tuesday 23rd April
Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.