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Research Associate in Nuclear Robotics Manipulator Control

Engineering
Salary:   £27,285 to £31,604
Closing Date:   Thursday 30 November 2017
Interview Date:   Monday 11 December 2017
Reference:  A2078

With a strong background in control theory and/or robotics research, you will investigate novel robotic and autonomous systems for case study applications in unstructured and challenging environments. There is a particular focus on nuclear decommissioning. This will involve fundamental research and the development of novel algorithms, in addition to practical robotics research in the laboratory. 

You should have a PhD in Control Engineering, Mathematics, Robotics or equivalent, and a strong background in mathematics, data analysis and the use of simulations and modelling methods.You will be willing to engage in internal as well as national and international external collaborations.

You will be joining a dedicated group of scientists and engineers working in allied fields, with laboratories equipped with a range of robotic systems, including hydraulic manipulators, laser cutters, UAVs etc.

http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/engineering/research/nuclear-science-and-engineering

This is a two-year fixed term appointment, with the aim to extend for at least one more year.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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