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Research Assistant Position on Indoor Localization and Navigation Grade 7; Salary: £29,541 – £36,298

Posted: 29th May 2013

Department of Computer Science
Research Assistant Position on Indoor Localization and Navigation
Grade 7; Salary: £29,541 – £36,298

A position funded by the EPSRC project: Digital Personhood: Being There: Human and Robots in Public Spaces (HARPS) has arisen in Dr. Niki Trigoni and Dr. Andrew Markham’s group. It is in collaboration with researchers at the Universities of Oxford, Exeter, Bath, London (Queen Mary) and Bristol.

Applicants must have (or shortly be expecting to obtain) a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field, and should include a supporting statement, summarizing how they would contribute to the project. Priority will be given to candidates who can strengthen and/or broaden existing activities of the Oxford Sensor Networks group.

The primary selection criteria are a strong background and knowledge of sensor networks with particular focus on localization, supported by a track record of relevant publications, and ability and willingness to participate in the development of real sensor systems. Candidates with prior experience in embedded systems, digital signal processing and estimation in the context of localization are especially encouraged to apply. Any queries about the post should be addressed to and

The post, which is a full time appointment, is funded by EPRSC and is available for up to 3 years. The salary is on the University grade 07S scale (currently £29,541 to £36,298). This includes membership of the University Superannuation Scheme (USS) and has an annual leave entitlement of 38 days per year (inclusive of all public holidays and university closed periods).

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Sunday 3rd July 2013.

For further details and to apply please visit:

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