Research Assistant or Research Fellow in Computer Vision & AI
School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work
37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be
Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period
Reseach Assistant: Starting salary is normally £25,110 per annum or Research
Fellow: Starting salary is normally £33,809 per annum
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We welcome applications for this exciting new post from those with relevant
knowledge and experience in computer vision and robotics focusing on modelling
and simulation of complex systems.
About the Role
This post will be contributing to research activities focussing on the
Computer Vision and Deep Learning elements of projects and specifically
support the Centre for Computational Engineering Sciences. The focus will be
on the development of a hybrid system based upon computer vision and robotics
for autonomous aircraft refuelling and the utilisation of computer vision and
AI to achieve the project objectives.
You will be educated to doctoral level in a relevant subject (or close to
completion of your PhD), with the necessary technical knowledge and
experience with a strong track record of implementing Deep Learning Algorithms
to fluid dynamics and categorization of different liquids. Alternatively, you
may be considered for a role as Research Assistant, provided you have a
relevant Masters level degree & required knowledge and skills. With excellent
communication skills, you will be a good team player, enjoy presenting, and
have the ability to cope with pressure. Project planning is also an important
skill for these posts and successful applicants will be able to demonstrate
self-motivation, perseverance, and initiative.
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.
Aerospace is at the heart of Cranfield's global research airport and is
renowned throughout the world for its teaching and research in the fields of
aviation and aerospace. Cranfield Aerospace's six centres are the powerhouses
of our world class research, driving technological and conceptual advances in
aeronautics, propulsion engineering, cyber-physical systems and intelligent
automation. Through the strong links with industry built over the past 70
years, we focus on defining and delivering the aircraft, airport and airspace
management of the future and are the only university in Europe with our own
airport and runway. Cranfield Aerospace is internationally recognised as the
first choice for research and education in all aspects of aerospace including
aircraft, drones, urban air mobility and space. Find out more about our work
here About Aerospace.
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. Find out about our key commitments
to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here. We are
currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022. This means
the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time
working from the office where job roles allow.
How to apply
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Dr Zeeshan
Rana, Lecturer, on (E): firstname.lastname@example.org