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Research Associate

Computer Science
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
31,604 - 38,832 a year
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Role Description

This full-time Research Fellow post is to support and actively participate in the Head of Department’s research programme. Prof Neil Audsley (Head of Department, Computer Science) is pursuing a research programme in high-performance real-time embedded systems. This post will participate in research in novel architectures (CPU, memory and SoC), and applications of such architectures (eg. within autonomous vehicles).

The post-holder will conduct research under the supervision of the Head of Department (Prof Neil Audsley); will contribute to the production of research papers and research grant proposals. The work will involve both theoretical and experimental work, the latter including building technology demonstrators. The post-holder will assist in the identification and development of potential areas of research and the development of proposals for independent or collaborative research projects.

This post is at post-doctoral level, requiring a PhD in Computer Science (or related), combined with first degree in Computer Science. Knowledge in real-time embedded architectures and systems is required, sufficienct to engage in high quality research, including the design and execution of experiments, and subsequent writing of research papers for publication in high quality journals. Ability to build real-time embedded systems on embedded platforms is essential, (e.g Edison, FPGA, Zynq) . Low-level and OS level programming (eg.  RTOS, Linux).

Salary will be within the range: £31,604 - £38,832 a year and the post is available on a fixed term contract until 31 July 2020. 

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