For a collaborative EPSRC-funded project on Aerial Manufacturing, we are looking for a Research Associate in the field of SLAM for aerial robotics. We are tackling the challenge of using swarms of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to build structure, carry out repairs, etc. The core research to be carried out will be centred on real-time on-board localisation and mapping using cameras and complementary sensors (such an Inertial Measurement Unit, IMU), as well as to develop model-based planning and real-time control algorithms for multicopter Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs).
Salary range £33,860 to £42,830 per annum*
(Maximum salary on appointment is £37,520 per annum)
Full time, fixed term appointment for up to 48 months
Preferred start date: 01.04.2016
Our preferred method of application is online: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select “job search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number EN20160072AM into “keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.
Applications must include:
– A College application form quoting reference SL0216
– A full CV
– A 2 page research statement indicating what you see are interesting research issues relating to the above post and why your expertise is relevant.
Closing Date: 29 March 2016