NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Associate

Location
Singapore
Posted
Thursday, 23 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 22 August 2020
Ref
R00000995
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Energy Research Institute @ NTU invites applications for the position of Research Associate.

The Research Associate will work in a project context whose ultimate objective is to develop and demonstrate a simulation-based test framework for the evaluation and validation of performance, reliability and safety of autonomous vehicles under different road and environmental conditions. A particular objective is to validate the simulation models by means of physical tests on a test circuit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of simulation technologies and methodologies for the validation of AVs
  • Support the development of a V&V process for AV deployment – focus on where simulation makes sense
  • Write functional and safety requirements for AV deployment and derivation of scenarios
  • Definition of KPIs for scenario evaluation
  • Implementation of scenarios in simulator and evaluation of open source ADS-stacks as a case study

Job Requirements:

  • A Master's degree or equivalent in Transportation Engineering, Civil Engineering or similar fields
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in research and automotive domain
  • Strong numerical modelling skills and a good understanding of dynamic vehicle models, sensor models and safety
  • Knowledge of the stakes and system safety challenges associated with the validation of autonomous vehicles
  • Skills in using simulation for system design validation
  • Possess analytical skills, strong autonomy and team spirit
  • Demonstrate a keen sense of organization and perform the tasks assigned rigorously
  • Ability to work as a project: reporting on progress and communicating results
  • Competency in French language is a plus but not mandatory

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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