Location: RL Capital Ltd, Arena, Basing View, Basingstoke, England, RG21 4EB
Salary: £37,000 per annum Contract Type: Fixed Term (11 months)
Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 31 January 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0026-23 Release Date: Tuesday 17 January 2023
This role is an exciting opportunity for candidates educated to PhD level with a first degree in Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Science, or related degree, with a PhD in Mechatronics, Embedded Systems or related field. Experience in embedded systems and wireless sensors would be a considerable advantage.
The ideal candidate will also have knowledge and/or experience in developing hardware and software for embedded systems.
This KTP project aims to develop novel, real-time wheel alignment fault detection system (AutoAlign for cars & vans) that will deliver accurate fault detection of wheel misalignment, enabling drivers and fleet operators to reduce power consumption and minimise air pollution caused by excess exhaust emissions and tyre wear. This role will advance the current AutoAlign hardware and firmware work to implement prototypes for build, test, debug, and validation.
Candidate Profile : Educated to PhD level with a first degree in Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Science, or related degree, with a PhD in Mechatronics, Embedded Systems or related field.
Key skills and experience required:
This is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by RL Capital Ltd and Innovate UK-KTN. It is essential you understand how KTP works and the vital role you will play if you secure this position. To learn more please visit: www. aston.ac.uk/ktp
The Company: R L Capital Ltd. is an automotive technology company that develops intelligent tyre & wheel monitoring systems, reducing carbon & micro- particle vehicle emissions. RLC has developed & commercialised real-time tyre/ wheel condition monitoring systems: TACscan (predictive tyre tread wear) & TyreWatch (commercial vehicle tyre pressure monitoring). RLC has an ongoing technology partnership with McLaren Applied for TyreWatch. Find out more please visit: https: // www. tyrewatch.com/
Aston University: You will work in a project team with Dr Yu Jia, Dr George Vogiatzis and Dr Maria Chli from College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Aston University, and the Senior Management Team at RL Capital Ltd with the support of the IUK's Knowledge Transfer Adviser.
Location: You will be based predominantly at RL Capital in Basingstoke but will also have access to facilities at Aston University in central Birmingham. Some travel to key clients may also be required.
For informal enquiries about this role please contact Dr Yu Jia, Senior Lecturer, Engineering And Technology, E-mail: [email protected]Further details: Job Details University Information
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