Position: Augmented Reality Researcher (KTP Associate)
Based at: Primagraphics Ltd (subsidiary of Curtiss-Wright Inc), Letchworth Garden City
Salary: £27,000 to £32,000 per annum, based on experience
Vacancy ref: 2962
Application closing date: 10th March 2019
Start date: TBC
An exciting opportunity has become available for a candidate to develop a new product range of wearable video displays (e.g. using head mounted devices) and controls capable of operating in rugged environments (extremely harsh conditions such as extreme temperatures, immersion, dust, light, and noise). The project will focus on developing Augmented Reality applications to support defence and aerospace sector related complex challenges. This position is a 24 month fixed term contract, with a £4,000 dedicated training budget tailored towards your personal development.
Qualifications we require:
As a minimum, you will hold a Masters level Degree in Software Systems, Augmented Reality or a related area. A PhD is desirable.
About Primagraphics Ltd:
Primagraphics Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Curtiss-Wright Inc, and designs, develops, manufactures and assembles equipment for handling and displaying graphics and images. Their product lines include combat aircraft, helicopter and tracked ground vehicle fire control, sensor and moving displays, cockpit display solutions naval command and control consoles for multi-sensor and situational display, airborne multi-sensor display consoles for maritime patrol and multi-sensor surveillance. Find out more by visiting: www.curtisswrightds.com/
This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK. It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position. Please visit: www.cranfield.ac.uk/ktp
The successful candidate must possess
A first degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline
Experience in image processing, computer vision, signal processing, augmented and virtual reality, and human-computer interaction.
Knowledge of augmented reality and tracking technologies, as well as voice recognition software.
Essential skills we require as a minimum:
You will be proficient in MATLAB/C/C++, or similar programming language
Strong oral, visual and written communication and presentation skills.
bility to work in both industrial and academic setting.
Apply online quoting the vacancy ref no above; jobs.cranfield.ac.uk
If you have questions about this KTP vacancy contact John Erkoyuncu, Senior Lecturer in Digital Service Engineering: T: +44 (0)1234 75 4717 E: j.a.erkoyuncu@Cranfield.ac.uk