Research Fellow in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

University of Salford

Join us, in the North of England Robotics Innovation Centre Team at the University of Salford! 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow to join North of England Robotics Innovation Centre (NERIC) Team, developing robotic and automated solutions.

As part of NERIC’s work, we are a key partner within the Advanced Machinery & Productivity Initiative (AMPI) project.
AMPI aims to foster innovation, facilitate the adoption of new machinery and robotics, and drive economic prosperity for UK equipment manufacturers.

The existing modular robots currently on the market have limited potential for customisation and are available as preassembled systems that are difficult to modify on-site to meet specific industry requirements.
This project aims to overcome these limitations by introducing an innovative and sturdy control system alongside a fresh modular hardware design.
We are seeking a Research Fellow to work in response to the demands of the advanced machinery and manufacturing industry, this role aims to support research projects by conducting research, analysing results, and generating original ideas. This role holds the responsibility of contributing to project delivery and offering technical, analytical, and research assistance to the project team and other academic and industrial partners involved in this project.

Take a look for yourself at NERIC and see what amazing things you could be part of here. 

For an informal discussion about this post, please Dr Saber Mahboubi ([email protected] ). 

This is a fixed term role ending 31/08/2025.  Interviews will take place on 6th November 2023. 

What’s in it for you? 

Competitive salaryand excellent pension scheme

Generous annual leave– plus the option to buy additional holiday days  

Flexible workingwe support a culture of both flexible and agile working, to help you find the right balance (Subject to Business Requirements)

Professional development– a comprehensive package of training and development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential 

Our community theres a real sense of belonging here at Salford. We value diversity in backgrounds and in experiences. Our difference makes us stronger, and together we share a passion for improving students’ lives 

The perks! MySalford, our online employee portal, offers a wide range of lifestyle benefits and discounts 

Wellbeingsupport –dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships 

Sustainable Salford – We embed sustainability in all aspects of university life and have a commitment to becoming NetZero Carbon by 2038 

Greater Manchester– Live and work in one of the most vibrant regions in the UK, a hot spot of digital innovation, excellent schools and colleges, and with affordable city, suburban and rural living options to suit a wide range of lifestyle choices. Our Peel Park campus is unique and offers lots of green spaces. Our MediaCity campus is at the heart of one of the country’s leading digital and media hubs 

Team Salford – By joining us, you can be part of our ambitious journey and help make a real difference to the people and communities we support 

 However you identify, whatever your journey has been to get here, come and join us at the University of Salford wherewe are all proud to belong!   watch us in action here!

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