Full job title - Research Associate/Senior Research Associate/Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Autonomous Systems Engineering
Job number - ACAD104682
Division/School - School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type - Open Ended
Working pattern - Full time
Salary - £33,797 - £59,135
Closing date for applications - 24th September 2020
The Thales-Bristol Partnership in Hybrid Autonomous Systems Engineering (T-B PHASE, see https://www.bristol.ac.uk/engineering/research/t-bphase/) is seeking to make a number of new appointments:
1 x Senior Research Fellow
1 or 2 x Postdoctoral Research Associate/Senior Research Associate/Research Fellow
Our multi-disciplinary project seeks to develop new methods and technologies to help understand and overcome barriers to deploying smart, autonomous technologies in settings that involve close inter-operation with people.
The successful candidates will be given a large degree of independence and encouraged to develop their own self-driven research programmes within this brief.
Broad subject areas of interest to us include:
- Mathematical modelling and simulation
- Complexity science
- Artificial intelligence
- Systems engineering and architecting
- Human factors psychology
Note active engagement and collaboration with both the existing research team and with industrial stakeholders are essential in the delivery of these roles.
The positions will be for 2 years in the first instance.
The anticipated start date is 1st November 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.
You are strongly encouraged to contact us ahead of the closing date in order to help develop your application.
In particular, your application should include a research statement which explains how you would intend to focus your research if selected – and we encourage you to discuss this statement with the project team. In the first instance, the enquiries should be directed to:
Prof. Eddie Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org) – Academic Lead
Angus Johnson (Angus.Johnson@uk.thalesgroup.com) – Industrial Lead
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.
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