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Head of Research / Senior Fellow (24604)

Close to Cambridge
£60,000 to £90,000 + Share Options

Taking academic research into engineering applications for robotics and image processing

Founded in 2014, this well-funded company are tackling everyday problems facing industries reliant on intensive practices through their innovative approach in applied engineering. The founders have an enviable background in image processing and engineering, and are applying their knowledge to new areas in robotics. As the company grows, they are looking for a Head of Research to join them, taking a senior role in applying the latest research from academia and implementing them as industrial applications.


  • Top academic credential including a PhD in maths, machine learning, image processing or engineering research.
  • Several years’ post-doctoral experience working in a research organisation (could be in academia as a postdoc / fellow or in industry).
  • Extensive experience with machine learning and / or computer vision, and ideally a publication history demonstrating their expertise.
  • Broad engineering and scientific research interests based on applied robotics.

This role is to work alongside the CTO to enable the company to develop their next generation robot controls and technology; as well as providing an outwards representation of the company to research groups worldwide.

In return, an excellent remunerations package is available as well as the opportunity to see research turned into engineering products, and working alongside bright, highly-able individuals.

The role is open to candidates worldwide although preference is that they are currently based in the UK / Europe with plans to work in the UK.

PhD / Fellow, Research, Machine Learning, Robotics, Technology Transfer, Computer Vision, Engineering

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