Post-doc Research Fellow

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€39,522 - €48,242 per annum
05 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary 24 month post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or 2 within UCD School of Computer Science

According to the evolving ERTRAC roadmap on Connected, Cooperative & Automated Mobility (CCAM), in Year 2050, vehicles are expected to have 100% real-time connectivity on the relevant road network. This will allow the maximum possible extension of Automated Vehicles (AVs) and Operational Design Domain (ODD) which will benefit the other connected vehicles. Augmented CCAM is a research project funded by European Union under Horizon Europe Innovation Action call. It will bring together 27 partners across the Europe to understand, harmonise and evaluate novel support concepts of Physical, Digital and Communication infrastructure, to advance its readiness for large scale deployment of CCAM solutions. The developed algorithms will be tested in several real-life test set-ups in European countries.

This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator. The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

In addition to the Principal Duties and Responsibilities listed below, the successful candidate will also carry out the following duties specific to this project: 

  • Developing a service oriented Architecture for CCAM. 
  • Developing decentralised learning and decision making algorithms.
  • Integrating the developed models with the models developed by the rest of the team. 
  • Testing and evaluation of the models on simulators and test sites.

PD 1 Salary range: €39,522 per annum - €44,349 per annum

PD 2 Salary Range: €46,906 per annum - €48,242 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 2nd August 2022

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

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