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Another fantastic opportunity has arisen at the University of Cambridge's Department of Engineering for those interested in taking up a Post-Doctoral Fellowship as part of the Future Roads Fellowships Programme. The closing date for applications is 30 September 2022.

More information on the programme and additional details of the individual project areas can be found at:

The research will be primarily based on at least one of the following areas, applied to road infrastructure: Digital twins, Smart materials, Data science, Automation and robotics, Sustainability. The key responsibilities and duties are to (1) devise, implement, and test solution(s) that address the aim of the programme; (2) disseminate outcomes and author reports; (3) develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research; (4) conduct individual and collaborative research; (5) write up research work for presentation and publication. In addition, the researcher will be expected to (1) attend secondments with industrial and academic partners;(2) attend the programme's training sessions; (3) Report to and present research methods and outcomes in management meetings and annual workshops; (4) plan the use of research resources, laboratories and workshops as appropriate; (5) plan and manage own research activity in collaboration with others.

The skills, qualifications and experience required to perform the role are (1) A PhD degree (2) Specialist knowledge with sufficient breadth/depth in one or more of the areas relevant to the Future Roads programme. (3) Good communication skills. Applicants do not need to have postdoctoral experience. However, evidence of having fulfilled all requirements for a PhD degree must be supplied on application, either through supply of a PhD certificate or confirmation letter from the awarding institution.

Applicants must be available to start their fellowship as close as possible to the planned cohort start date in April 2023. They also must comply with the MSCA Mobility rule (explained in the Guide for Applicants on the programme website (

Salary will be in the region of £38,498 + additional allowances.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 36 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

For more information and how to apply, please click here