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Position: Research Associate Computational Robotics
Institution: University College London
Department: Computer Science
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are recruiting a lead software engineer with a background in robotics and computer vision to work within a multi-disciplinary team based in the Department of Computer Science at UCL. The research is funded by an EPSRC Autonomous Manufacturing Award focusing on the development of next generation software platforms that enable the autonomous construction of buildings using a collective of ground and aerial based mobile robots. The project involves an interdisciplinary group of researchers and partners. You will be responsible for the development of a cutting-edge robotics, computer vision and multi-agent software, in addition to benchmarking their performance and maintenance towards public release
Requirements: The candidate should have a track record of publications in the areas of either robotics and/or computer vision, in addition to experience in the public release of software. It is essential the candidate has programming skills in: ROS, C++ and Python. Knowledge of computer vision algorithms in object recognition, virtual reality interfaces and multi-agent systems are desirable. Prior experience using drones or ground based vehicles are again desirable but not essential
   
Text: Research Associate Computational Robotics, - Ref:1726771 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Computer Science Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,635 - ?38,581 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are recruiting a lead software engineer with a background in robotics and computer vision to work within a multi-disciplinary team based in the Department of Computer Science at UCL. The research is funded by an EPSRC Autonomous Manufacturing Award focusing on the development of next generation software platforms that enable the autonomous construction of buildings using a collective of ground and aerial based mobile robots. The project involves an interdisciplinary group of researchers and partners - more detail can be read at the EPSRC website: http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/N018494/1 You will be responsible for the development of a cutting-edge robotics, computer vision and multi-agent software, in addition to benchmarking their performance and maintenance towards public release. This role is available from 1st July 2018 to 30th April 2020 in the first instance. Key Requirements The candidate should have a track record of publications in the areas of either robotics and/or computer vision, in addition to experience in the public release of software. It is essential the candidate has programming skills in: ROS, C++ and Python. Knowledge of computer vision algorithms in object recognition, virtual reality interfaces and multi-agent systems are desirable. Prior experience using drones or ground based vehicles are again desirable but not essential. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Dr Vijay M. Pawar v.pawar@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 2 Jul 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date Week Commencing 16 July 2018 Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . Job description Apply Now
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