[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Research Associate Position in Object Detection, Recognition and Tracking using Sonar Imagery

Sen Wang s.wang at hw.ac.uk
Wed Nov 21 08:07:21 PST 2018

*** Deadline for Application ***: 10 December 2018 (UK time)

Salary scale: £34,000 + possible company top-up (based on the experience)
Duration: 2 years, then possibility for permanent position at Tritech
Location: Tritech, Heriot-Watt University Research Park, Edinburgh, UK

Tritech International Ltd and Heriot-Watt University are looking for a researcher to join a new knowledge transfer project to develop state-of-the-art underwater object detection, recognition and tracking system using sonar imagery, based on deep learning and sensor fusion. Post-graduates from Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or other relevant disciplines are encouraged to apply.

The KTP associate will lead development of this new product range under the guidance of Tritech’s software engineering department and the academic supervisor. The associate will develop intelligent software systems, reporting back to the engineering and marketing teams, and work collaboratively to integrate these systems into the existing products.

While being an employee of Heriot-Watt University, the associate will be based at Tritech’s Edinburgh office premises located in the Heriot Watt Research Park. The associate will have access to all the university facilities (computing, office space, training programmes etc.) available to regular university employees. In addition, the candidate will also have access to Innovate UK’s training programmes including business administration focussed training programmes.

Living Environment

Edinburgh is one of Europe's most culturally and economically vibrant and connected capital cities, and a gateway to the Scottish Highlands. It is also frequently voted as one of the best cities to live in the world for quality of life (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.ft.com_content_02c6db0b-2D3bd3-2D3b63-2Da8b6-2Db909abed1526&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=zPQIbvVKhvrBSTqSi1m7LvNG-WUh9CU3YYmxe1ynz9k&s=j9-ecKBuMC2ci98eJXLDuQgeiPXcPz3oMvUSVv1aZUc&e=).


More details and how to apply can be found on the Heriot-Watt University employment portal: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.hw.ac.uk_about_work_jobs_job-5FSVJDMTg3ODk.htm&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=zPQIbvVKhvrBSTqSi1m7LvNG-WUh9CU3YYmxe1ynz9k&s=JqawWwxO5NobdOI_vVIttRu4nZ-TOxAJ-mmXVmgKXUY&e=. Potential candidates may contact Dr. Sen Wang (s.wang at hw.ac.uk) for informal enquiries or questions prior to applying.

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