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A 36-month position is being advertised for a Research Assistant/Associate in the Department of Engineering to work on the project titled "OMICRON: Towards a more automated and optimised maintenance, renewal and upgrade of roads by means of robotised technologies and intelligent decision support tools".



OMICRON is a Horizon 2020 funded research project whose goal is to develop an Intelligent Road Asset Management Platform to address the needs of road design, construction and maintenance processes. The Cambridge postdoc will take the leading role in the data structures and architecture of road network Digital Twins, and how to generate them.


The key responsibilities and duties are to: devise, implement, and test solutions for the OMICRON project; disseminate the outcomes of the OMICRON project and author reports to the project's sponsor; develop proposals for own or joint research; conduct individual and collaborative research; present and publish research work; and manage own research and administrative activities, with guidance if required. The post holder may also: assist in the supervision of students and provide limited supervision/instruction to classes. The post holder will also be expected to: liaise with the OMICRON consortium partners and staff; liaise with colleagues and students; build internal and external contacts; administer meetings of the OMICRON consortium; plan the use of research resources; plan and manage own research activity; and contribute to planning of joint research projects led by the principal investigator. 


Deadline is on 30th April 2021.


If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact: Dr I. Brilakis ( for queries of a technical nature related to the role or the CIT Administrator ( for the application process.




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