Research Fellow in Networked Autonomy

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Cranfield, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Oct 2023

Organisation: Cranfield University
School/Department: School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type: Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period: 30 to 36 months
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally £37,337 per annum
Posted Date: 25/08/2023
Apply by: 03/10/2023
Documents: 4610 - JD & Person Spec v2.pdf
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Role Description

We welcome applications from prospective Research Fellow in Networked Autonomy with experience in designing, training, and validation of autonomous systems that contain elements of wireless communications, navigation/control, and machine learning.

About the Role

This exciting role is funded by 2 EPSRC projects, translating fundamental research into practical demonstrators. Our reputation for leading in the field of digital systems: communications, machine learning, and autonomy - has been established through more than thirty years of research into this field. The centre you would be joining is primarily focused in research on autonomy, leading significant projects in trustworthy and secure AI for future autonomous air and land systems. 

About You

You will be educated to doctoral level in a relevant subject and your skills & knowledge will mean you can contribute to research & engagement activities such as (1) wireless communications for autonomous systems (especially in cooperative tasks), (2) engage with our academic partners in UK to develop current and future research, and (3) assist in synergy demonstration activities in the group with other academics across projects. You will be expected to collaborate with the existing staff working in the same centre and have communications and meetings with our collaborators, the industrial partner at various sites across UK. In return, the successful applicant will have exciting opportunities for career development in this key position beyond the time frame of this post, and to be at the forefront of world leading research and education, joining a supportive team and environment.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here .

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here .

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families . Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here .

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Prof. Weisi Guo prior on  to application.

Contact us for further details on E:  Please quote reference number 4610

Closing date for receipt of applications: 3 October 2023

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