Assistant Professor, Assured Autonomous Systems

Coventry, United Kingdom
£38,467 - £54,772 per annum
16 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 14/01/2020
Faculty / School or Service Institute of Future Transport and Cities (IFTC)
Salary £38,467 - £54,772 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Research

Job description

An exciting opportunity has become available for an aspiring academic leader to become part of the Advanced Systems Group and develop research on aspects of autonomous systems including sensing,connectivity, security, safety and trust. The candidate will have a national reputation in areas of intelligent and autonomous systems,with an emphasis on trust, resilience, security or safety, which they will continue to develop. They will contribute to a combination of research, scholarship, teaching and/or enterprise, along with academic leadership and management. The post holder will be expected to develop new concepts, ideas and collaborations at an institutional and national level. They will develop and win funding for innovative research and/or commercial activity and be expected to enable research-led teaching. They will contribute to a global academic community driven by international scholarly activity, international knowledge generation, knowledge exchange, networking, partnerships and collaboration. 

The Institute of Future Transportand Cities (FTC) brings together world class expertise in disciplines across art and design, human factors, engineering, manufacturing, computer systems and business studies to deliver our vision of "safe and sustainable transport solutions fit for the cities of the future". Covering the full spectrum of land, rail, air and water based transport, we address the whole innovation chain from design, materials, advanced manufacturing, systems and supply chain as well as the business environment. The Institute builds on some of our existing successful strategic partnerships with organisations such as Unipart, Horiba-MIRA and FEV.

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If you have questions about this role please contact Prof. Siraj Shaikhon Tel: +44 (0) 7939 233 995 or Email:

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