Research Fellow in Computer Vision/Software Development

Shrivenham, Swindon
£32,094 to £35,773 per annum
05 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
03 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Research Fellow in Computer Vision/Software Development

Organisation     Cranfield University
School/Department      Centre for Electronic Warfare, Information and Cyber
Based at     Shrivenham, Oxfordshire - Cranfield Defence and Security 
Hours of work    37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday 
Contract type    Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period  Fixed Term for 7.5 Months 
Salary   £32,094 to £35,773 per annum (with additional performance related pay up to £44,716 per annum)
Apply by    03/05/2018 

Cranfield is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management.  

This post offers challenging and stimulating opportunities for researchers with a background on applied research and coding for computer vision applications. The work covers research and coding for autonomous pothole detection/measurement system. You will have the chance to work and technically manage activities of a prestigious governmentally funded project. Working on other industrially funded projects related to imaging for autonomous vehicles is also part of the duties of this post.  

Signals and Autonomy Group is one of the six groups of Centre for Electronic Warfare, Information and Cyber. Internationally reputable, the Group covers a wide variety of topics encompassing; Vision based Navigation systems, Autonomous Vehicles, Security, Automatic Object Recognition, 2D/3D Mapping, and Guidance and Control Techniques. 

Main responsibilities include: 

  • To perform applied research and coding for autonomous pothole detection/measurement system
  • To publish high quality journals based on the research completed
  • To manage the daily basis interaction with our research/industrial partners
  • To supervise practical work where it is part of the intended project or other projects in the Signal and Autonomy Group 

You will have an MSc/PhD in appropriate field (or nearing completion). You will also have Significant expertise in image processing and development of interfaces or large optimized software programs; a track record of publications in peer reviewed relevant conferences and journals and very good Matlab/C++ programming skills.  

MSc/PhD with an application on computer vision and/or software programming, experience in autonomous systems research, Multi modality data acquisition and fusion and LIDAR and image processing exposure are a plus. 

Interviews will be held 9 May 2018.