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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Real-Time Mapping


Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum

Closing date

Oct 15, 2021 12:00PM


  We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Dynamic Robot Systems Group, part of the Oxford Robotics Institute and the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (Central Oxford).  The post is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and is fixed term to the 31st March 2022. 


You will carry out fundamental research in multi-sensor navigation, localisation and reconstruction with application to field robots. In particular we are interested in developing long-term and scalable 3D mapping systems


You should hold a relevant PhD/DPhil (or near completion). You should have an excellent academic track record in topics relevant to visual navigation, mapping or SLAM, localization, sensor fusion, path and motion planning or related areas. Ideally you should have experience working with real robots and have experience working in a team.  


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Maurice Fallon ( Further information can be found at:




Only online applications received before midday on the 15th October 2021 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application. 


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology. 

Keywords: robotics, navigation, mapping, SLAM, exploration

Contact name

Dr Maurice Fallon

Contact email