Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 4AG
£ 30,000 - £ 33,000 per annum
PHD robotics or computer science
03 May 2019
KTP Advert Ref:
Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?
In collaboration with Pentaxia, we have an exciting opportunity in the University of Sheffield’s Department of Automatic
Control and Systems Engineering for someone with a passion for intelligent automation in manufacturing to help us develop
an automated cell for composites layup.
The post will be based in Pentaxia and will involve developing software that can interface with off the shelf automation
hardware solutions such as robotic arms, programmable logic controllers and other hardware kit as well as customer grade
devices such as Microsoft Kinect. You should have experience in developing software using open source libraries for robotics
control, bio-inspired algorithms, machine learning, and sensor signal processing.
You should have a PhD in robotics or computer science. You will have the ability to take ownership over the project, working with the academic supervisors and the company’s product development team to set and deliver ambitious targets. You must have high levels of communication and team working skills as well as the ability to independently conduct both industrial and academic research, turn fundamental research solutions to applied industrial solutions, demonstrable ability to write high impact academic journals, good hardware and software skills and demonstrable creativity to solve problems.
Knowledge Base Partner:
Sheffield, The University of
Company business area:
Design and manufacture composite tooling and components using predominantly carbon fibre prepreg cured by autoclave or press.
Dr John Oyekan
, Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
S1 3JD, Tel: 0114 2225232J.Oyekan@sheffield.ac.uk