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Research Associate

Electronic Engineering
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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32,236 a year
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Applications are invited for a Research Associate on the EPSRC funded project “Self-repairing Hardware Paradigms based on Astrocyte-neuron Models”. We are seeking a Research Associate to undertake work with swarm robotic systems. You will have a PhD in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or related industrial experience. You will have a proven ability in robotic and bio-inspired systems implementations at post-graduate level (Verifiable through peer-reviewed publications) and a proven practical experience of mobile robotics. You will collaborate with other researchers on the project from the Universities of York and Ulster, who are developing and implementing in FPGA systems novel bio-inspired algorithms and constructing robotic demonstrator platforms. You will disseminate the results through written scientific papers and conference presentations.

This post is available for 5 months starting immediately.  The salary for this post will be £32,236 a year on grade 6 of the University’s salary scales.

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