THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL

ASTECH PROJECTS LTD

FACULTY OF SCIENCE & ENGINEERING

BERKLEY COURT

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

DARESBURY

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ROBOTICS & AI SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER (KTP ASSOCIATE)

£31,700 PLUS £4,000 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT BUDGET

The University of Liverpool (UoL) and Astech Projects Ltd are seeking to appoint a qualified and motivated individual to work on an Innovate UK funded, two-year collaborative Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between Astech Projects and the Department of Computer Science. Astech are a Northwest based technology company specialising in robot solutions, especially for the analytical laboratory market place.

You will be working within Astech Ltd, and a team from the Department of Computer Science at UoL, on a strategic project utilising AI and Machine Learning technology to develop an intelligent robot arm solution directed at analytical laboratory automation. This will be the first in a series of such products. The expectation is that the successful applicant, on completion of the project, will stay on with the company and lead the further development of the anticipated product line.

You should have at least an MSc and a 2:1 degree or above, in computer science or closely related subject; PhD applicants are encouraged. You should also have experience of conducting computer science projects and be able to demonstrate sound software engineering and programming skills.

This post is Fixed Term for 2 years.

Job Specification: advertAstechKTP_JobSpec_2019-6-7.pdf

More Information: Frans Coenen (coenen@liverpool.ac.uk) or Rob Harkness (rob.harkness@astechprojects.co.uk).




Job Ref: 012051
Closing Date: 5 July 2019
 
 
For full details and to apply online, please visit: https://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk (Search by Vacancy Type = Computer Science)