Research Associate - Engineering Department

Lancaster, Lancashire
£28,331 - £32,817 pro rata
15 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Ref: A3034

Job Title: Part-time Research Associate

Department: Engineering Department, Lancaster University and predominantly based Cambridge

Salary:  £28,331 - £32,817 pro rata

Closing Date: 12 July 2020

Contract: Fixed Term

Applications are invited for a Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) funded post-doctoral research associate position, situated within the Engineering Department at Lancaster University, to work on a project entitled “5GEM – 5G Enabled Manufacturing”. Part of a collaborative programme involving 8 partners across the UK, the project will involve the implementation of a rea time, feedback, analysis and control within a connected factory environment.  utilising 5G as an enabler Specifically, the project will focus on the implementation of the 5GEM system at the TWI (One of the partner companies) where two test beds will be based

You will join a research team led by Dr Darren Williams, Investigating sensing, data collection and analysis with a working knowledge of machine Learning methods and MatLab. The position is available to engineers / data scientists with experience of implementing data analytics in a manufacturing environment.

This is a part-time 0.5 fte fixed term appointment for 11 months in the first instance.

Informal enquiries to Dr Darren Williams, email:

The Engineering Department is committed to flexible working on an individual basis, welcomes and embraces diversity, and is committed to the Athena SWAN principles.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.