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Lead Robotics Software and Systems Engineer


Grade 8: £45,585 - £54,395 per annum

Closing date

Jun 28, 2024 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time permanent Lead Robotics Software and Systems Engineer at the Oxford Robotics Institute and the Department of Engineering Science in central Oxford.


The Lead Software and Systems Engineer accelerates the research activities of the Oxford Robotics Institute by ensuring that it’s computing, software, and robotics capabilities can facilitate cutting edge research activities and are kept to professional and industry standards.


You should hold a relevant degree in Engineering or Computer Science with post-qualification experience in working in a research group or R&D. The role requires great people management skills and great engineering skills. It requires delegation while taking responsibility and a love of making things work.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Nick Hawes ( Further information can be found at: 


Only online applications received before midday on the 28th June 2024 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.

Contact name

Professor Nick Hawes

Contact email