Research Engineer / Fellow (STEM) - GR2

05 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
01 Jan 2024
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, test and deploy autonomous vehicle simulations and practical solutions to meet project technical objectives
  • Write up research findings for publication.
  • Continually update knowledge and understanding in field or specialism.
  • Deal with routine communication using a range of media.
  • Communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature to a broad audience
  • Attend and contribute to relevant project meetings.
  • Use creativity to analyse and interpret research data and draw conclusions on the outcomes.
  • Contribute to collaborative decision making with colleagues in areas of research.
  • Use research resources, laboratories and workshops as appropriate.
  • Plan and manage one’s own research activity in collaboration with others.
  • Be aware of the risks in the work environment and their potential impact on their own work and that of others.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor/Master degree in STEM discipline
  • Doctoral degree in STEM discipline (desired)
  • Specialist knowledge relevant to the broad discipline of drones and aerial robotics
  • Basic competence in computer coding in Matlab, Python, C# or similar
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to present in both written and oral publications
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • A publication record consistent with career stage (desired)
  • Ability to assess and organise resources
  • Understand equal opportunity issues as they may impact on areas of research content.
  • Previous practical experience working with drones is desirable, however related experience with more general autonomous vehicle systems software and hardware, and simulation of such systems, is acceptable.
  • Ability to liaise confidently and effectively with a range of individuals
  • Flexible approach to dealing with research problems as they arise
  • Willingness to learn and develop

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