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Position: Research Associate in Robot Programming
Institution: University of Sheffield
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Duties: Contribute to the programming of cooperative robots that interact with humans efficiently and productively. Develop suitable program architectures in QuLog/TeleOR or Prolog/C++suitable for industry applications such as semi-autonomous materials handling, disposal and storage. Comply with code writing conventions and present them to colleagues in a clear and concise manner. Conduct research to contribute to the development of anticipatory robot behaviour in human robot interactions for the nuclear industry. Analyse the results of the conducted research
Requirements: A PhD degree (or close to completion) in computer science, engineering, or mathematics (or equivalent experience). Experience in developing reasoning processes and communications in multi agent robotic systems and in human robot interactions with a substantial publication record in this area. Experience in one or more of the following professional skills: Use of Prolog; Use of Qulog; Use of TeleOR; Use of Python. Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, including report writing skills. Ability to work effectively with colleagues and external industrial partners. Ability to develop creative approaches to programming solutions. Ability to plan work effectively to project timescales and produce project deliverables on time. Effective time management skills. Experience of adapting own skills to new circumstances
   
Text: Find a Job Find PhDs Careers Advice Jobs by Email Recruiters Your Account Find a Job Find PhDs Careers Advice Jobs by Email Your Account Recruiters Back to search results Research Associate in Robot Programming University of Sheffield - Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering Location: Sheffield Salary: £31,302 to £39,609 per annum (Grade 7) Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Placed On: 4th September 2018 Closes: 5th October 2018 Job Ref: UOS020247 Contract Type: Fixed-term until 31 October 2019 to ideally start from 1 November 2018, with the possibility of extension. Faculty: Faculty of Engineering Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering are seeking Research Associate in Robot Programming, which is a rare opportunity to contribute to the development reasoning programs to controlsemi-autonomous robots for the nuclear industry, where the hazardous radioactive environment needs intelligent robots to handle and process disposed materials. One of the main challenges is communication between the robots and their operators. You will work on the development of logic-programming-based human robot interactions and demonstrations using techniques such as augmented reality, haptic devices and natural language interfaces for passing on knowledge to the robots about material properties and what the robots should do with the materials. You should hold (or be close to completing) a PhD in a relevant area of computer science, applied mathematics or engineering (or have the equivalent experience). While you will have an opportunity to build on your own development experience and strength to contribute to robotics, you will also contribute to Sheffield’s reputations as the leading centre of control system science and systems engineering for robotics. We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. Follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information about what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work. Fixed-term until 31 October 2019 to ideally start from 1 November 2018, with the possibility of extension. We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please Advert information Type / Role: Subject Area(s): Location(s): Job tools More jobs from University of Sheffield More jobs like this Join in and follow us Copyright © jobs.ac.uk 1998 - 2018 Copyright © jobs.ac.uk 1998 - 2018 IE11 Trigger Browser Upgrade Recommended jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers. For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:
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