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Research Associate in Multi-Robot Systems (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral associate position to work on a project that aims to develop novel algorithms for resilient path coordination in connected vehicle systems. The goal of this project is to prioritize algorithmic designs that are resilient to a wide variety of disruptions, rather than providing optimal (yet brittle) performance. The position is fully funded for 2 years. Collaborations with the Oxford Robotics Institute and UK automobile industry are expected to take place.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. and a strong publication record in robotics. The ideal candidate should be familiar with multi-robot systems, have excellent programming skills and experience in methods for trajectory planning, optimization, and machine learning. Good communication, presentation and management skills are desirable.

Applicants should contact Dr Amanda Prorok ( for further information.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure you upload your cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, two key publications, and contact information of three references. . If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference NR17227 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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