The successful applicant will join the Assuring Autonomy International Programme (AAIP) (https://www.york.ac.uk/assuring-autonomy/) in the Department of Computer Science at the University of York. The AAIP is an exciting £12 million initiative funded by Lloyd's Register Foundation and the University of York to spearhead research in the safety of robotics and autonomous systems (RAS) in a range of application domains including healthcare and autonomous driving.
You will be part of a vibrant and growing team of research, teaching and professional services staff, and will have the opportunity to collaborate with our research fellows and partners. You will be working on education and training on safety of RAS, and will have the opportunity to collaborate with external companies and other academic institutions (https://www.york.ac.uk/assuring-autonomy/projects/). For example, you will be working on the Advanced Topics in Safety module as part of the Department’s MSc in Safety Critical Systems Engineering. You will also be working on company specific education and training, such as courses for NHS Digital. This will allow you to play a key role in ensuring that the work of the Programme has a substantial real-world impact. You will also contribute to the development of the teaching activities of the Institute for Safe Autonomy, that is moving to a new £15M purpose-built facility housing modern experimental laboratories towards the end of 2021. The role will entail the following:
We are looking for someone with strong technical, interpersonal and communication skills who is able to work effectively with a range of industrial and academic partners. In particular you must have:
This is a fixed-term post up to 31/12/2022.
Interview date: 3/4 September 2020
For informal enquiries: please contact Prof John McDermid by email (email@example.com)
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