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Research Assistant/Associate

University of Glasgow - School of Engineering

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £29,614 to £40,967 per annum. Grade 6/7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 25th October 2021
Job Ref: 069468

College of Science and Engineering

Salary: Grade 6/7
£29,614 - £33,309 / £36,382 - £40,967 per annum

You will contribute to a project (Predictive Haptic Coding Devices In Next Generation interfaces (PH-CODING)) working with (Professor Ravinder Dahiya, (Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies (BEST) Group)). The PH-CODING project will develop the next generation ultra-intuitive user interfaces based on the main scientific hypothesis that any haptic interaction involves a very large number of widespread skin sensors whose signals have a relationship that is intrinsically modulated by the contact with the environment and the skin mechanics. In this regard, the project will design and fabricate a soft artificial eSKIN based on bendable electronics integrating a variety of micro-/nano-sensors, with the capacity to ‘perceive’ multi-dimensional user input. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in materials for sensors, tactile sensing, electronic skin, and micro/nanofabrication. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

The position is full time with funding up to 11 months in the first instance.

About the University

The ‘Good University Guide’ Scottish University of the Year 2018, the University of Glasgow is consistently ranked in the top 100 Universities in the world. Founded in 1451, it is the fourth oldest University in the English-speaking world and now has a number of campuses in Glasgow. Additional company benefits include a fantastic work-life balance with generous annual leave, training and development, great discounts from Glasgow businesses and other benefits of your choice.

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Closing Date: 25 October 2021  

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

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