Research Fellow, Socio Cyber Physical Systems

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£35,333 per annum
08 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

The School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow to join the RIED Team as a Research Fellow on our exciting programme to Re-Imagine Engineering Design. Our vision is to create a smart integrated design methodology that generates product and manufacturing systems simultaneously together with next generation socio-cyber-physical systems.

As part of the team you will be responsible for developing new ideas and concepts in service-oriented architecture, human-machine/robot interaction/collective decision making, cloud manufacturing, supply chain, business process mapping/modelling, uncertainties, etc., to enable integration of design and manufacturing systems and make collective human-machine decisions. You will work in partnership with other researchers in QUB, York and Loughborough delivering a team solution for the whole programme.

The team operates on a foundation of inclusivity and openness, and you will have opportunity to be part of an exemplary team environment and a career development programme with an exceptional technical and leadership experience. This is an opportunity like no other working with leading academics and industry partners who are leaders in their fields.

This post is available on a fixed term contract for 3 years.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • 2.1 Honours Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering or closely related discipline
  • A PhD, or about to obtain a PhD, in Mechanical, Aerospace, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics/Robotics or closely related discipline
  • At least 3 years relevant research experience in digital manufacturing, or human machine/robot interaction, or relevant industrial experience, including demonstrable experience in manufacturing systems

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

Candidate Information
Informal enquiries may be directed to Prof Mark Price- M.Price@qub.ac.uk
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