Research Associate

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27 Oct 2020
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26 Nov 2020
Contract Type
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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