To lead and successfully deliver the Knowledge Transfer Partnership between UCL and Techna in development and delivery of a robust autonomous robotic solution for compact warehouse applications thereby embedding capabilities in Techna for future growth. The project outcomes will provide a functional prototype robot that can be deployed within the company’s warehouse and replicated quickly to other customer sites. To undertake comprehensive literature and technical review on topics such as- wireless sensor technology, robot sensor control systems, object identification techniques. To design robotic task planning model. To design and develop robotic solution – computer modelling and mobile platform
The successful candidate should possess a First or 2.1 degree in Electronics & Electrical Engineering/Computer Science (or closely related subject) combines with a relevant Masters level qualification. They should also have experience in robotic and/or embedded software development and knowledge of ROS (Robot Operating System) Linux, C and/or MCU programming. A PhD in Robotics is desirable and a requirement to be appointed at Grade 7. Appointment at Grade 6 or 7 will be dependent on the candidate's skills and experience
Knowledge Transfer Associate: Autonomous Robotics Engineer, - Ref:1723492 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Electronic & Electrical Engineering Location of position London Grades 6-7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Grade 6 ?28,014 - ?32,830 per annum / Grade 7 ?34,635 - ?41,864 per annum Duties and Responsibilities An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Engineering Masters / PhD qualified candidate to fast-track their career into business by leading a high profile and strategically important project to a successful conclusion. Through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), you will be working with Techna International and the UCL Electronic & Electrical Engineering Department and UCL Computer Science to design and develop autonomous robotic solutions for compact warehouse applications thereby embedding capabilities in Techa for future growth. The project outcomes will provide a functional prototype robot that can be deployed within the company's warehouse and replicated quickly to other customer sites. The successful applicant will be based at the company premises in Watford, but will be employed by UCL for the duration of the project, a period of 28 months in the first instance. Members of UCL's Electronic & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Departments will provide academic and technical support throughout the project. The post carries a ?4,600 dedicated training budget for the candidate. Whilst funding is available to support this post for 28 months in the first instance, this project is crucial to delivering a long term vision for Techna and significant personal and career opportunities may be available for the right candidate beyond the initial 28 month period. Key Requirements The successful candidate should possess a First or 2.1 degree in Electronics & Electrical Engineering / Computer Science (or closely related subject) combines with a relevant Masters level qualification. They should also have experience in robotic and/or embedded software development and knowledge of ROS (Robot Operating System) Linux, C and/or MCU programming. A PhD in Robotics is desirable and a requirement to be appointed at Grade 7. Appointment at Grade 6 or 7 will be dependent on the candidate's skills and experience. If the successful candidate is about to complete their PhD, appointment will be made at Grade 6, point 24 - 26, on the UCL salary scale ?30,316 and ?31,967 per annum (inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7, point 29 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections). The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the constraints and the specifications of such solutions. The proposed system is complex and challenging and the candidate must be able to plan and manage a complex Research & Development (R&D) project, gaining project management, critical thinking skills, decision making skills and applied research skill; all within a commercial context. Further Details Applications should be submitted by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button below. A full job description and person specification can also be downloaded below. Interested applicants are encouraged to make informal enquiries to Dr Kenneth Tong ( email@example.com ). For queries regarding the application process, please contact Vicky Coombes ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 31 May 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. 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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