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EPSRC PRiME Programme Senior Research Assistant / Research Fellow

Cyber Physical Systems

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £28,695 to £35,256
Full Time Fixed Term
Closing Date:  Monday 13 April 2015
Interview Date:   Friday 05 June 2015
Reference:  539115FP

PRiME Programme: Senior Research Assistant/Research Fellow in Application-Led Research and Development for Embedded Systems

 PRiME: Power-efficient, Reliable, Many-core Embedded systems

PRiME, a £5.6m EPSRC funded programme, brings together four universities (Southampton, Imperial College London, Manchester and Newcastle) with world-leading expertise in the complementary research areas of; low-power, highly-parallel, reconfigurable and dependable computing and verified software design. Working in collaboration with five companies and seven international visiting experts, PRiME is tackling the challenge of developing the theory and practice of future high-performance embedded systems utilising many-core processors. Further details about the programme can be found here:

We are seeking a candidate to join the PRiME Programme and the large, dedicated and enthusiastic research team of academics, post-docs and PhD students in electronics and computer science. The team is responsible for researching the next generation of many-core embedded systems. The post-holder will lead on the delivery of PRiME’s ‘showcase’ demonstrator(s), by undertaking a programme of application-led research and development.

The focus will be primarily on conducting application and demonstrator-focussed research to enable the demonstration of PRiME’s outputs. The appointed researcher will work closely with the research being undertaken by other PRiME researchers across the consortium, as well as PRiME’s industrial partners (Altera, ARM, Freescale, Imagination Technologies, Microsoft Research).

The applicant will need to be confident interacting with the PRiME teams as well as with industrial collaborators upon the EPSRC Programme Grant. Travel to external research team meetings will be expected as will to conferences in UK and overseas.

For an informal discussion about the post please email in the first instance PRiME Applications and Demonstrators Lead Associate Professor Geoff Merrett ( giving  your contact details.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at If you need any assistance, please call Donna-Marie Stansbridge on +44 (0) 23 8059 4048. Please quote reference 539115FP  on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Electronics and Computer Science

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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