We are seeking to employ an outstanding Research Associate. The successful applicant will lead the development of a robotic driver seat made of soft, shape-changing structures to allow intuitive human-machine interaction in future autonomous vehicles. Further activities will include the integration of the seat into a driving simulator, involvement in outreach programmes, impact activities and academic publications.
The individual should have an excellent first degree (2:1 UK equivalent or above), together with a doctorate in electrical/mechanical engineering or computer science or robotics. (S)he needs to demonstrable skills in the creation/design and interfacing of (soft) robotic systems, data acquisition systems, and programming languages. (S)he needs to have the ability to work as a member of a team, demonstrable commitment to the development of innovative research methods, data analysis and presentation. The post-holder needs to be able to write complex reports and papers accurately and clearly.
Deadline: 18 May
Tentative interview dates: 4-8 June
With kind regards,
Dr Helge A Wurdemann
Lecturer in Medical Devices
Head of the Soft Haptics and Robotics Lab
UCL Mechanical Engineering
University College London
London WC1E 7JE, UK