Field Trials Vehicle Engineer Uk Visa Sponsorship

November 21, 2023
£37.1 - £44.3 / year

Job Description









Salary range for grade 7: £37,099 to £44,263.

Information Science and Engineering College, Informatics School

Full-time, working 35 hours a week

Fixed Term for three years

One position is open.




Applications are being accepted for a Field Trials Vehicle Engineer position at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Informatics. The position is fixed term for three years, with the possibility of extension pending funding.





The Opportunity


The main goal of this position is to support the research efforts of the School’s recently formed Autonomous Vehicles Laboratory by providing technical and logistical skills in vehicle engineering. This covers every facet of carrying out field research with linked and self-driving cars in a safe manner on university campuses and public roadways.





Proficiency, Abilities, and Experience:


  • Experience with automotive engineering, such as through a specific degree


  • experience operating cars, robots, and intricate hardware-software eco-systems while working in an industrial or research setting


  • knowledge of managing and assisting with technical tasks concurrently for several research projects


  • knowledge of ADAS/ADS field experiments, including related protocols and safety cases


  • Communication, problem-solving, and project management abilities



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You can anticipate the following as a valued team member:


A stimulating, upbeat, innovative, demanding, and fulfilling workplace. We encourage you, develop your gift, and provide you rewards for achievement. Together with a competitive benefits package, you will receive a host of employee perks, such as extensive paid time off, a defined benefits pension plan, staff discounts, family-friendly programmes, flexible scheduling, and much more. For further information, click to visit our staff benefits website (opens new browser tab), and utilise our incentive calculator to determine the entire cost of perks and compensation.



The University of Edinburgh has been recognised for its efforts to promote gender equality in higher education with a Silver Athena SWAN award. In addition to being Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions and members of the Race Equality Charter, we actively support LGBT equality.



You will need to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the UK if you are invited for an interview. Visit our right to work webpages for more details (opens new browser tab).



In this capacity, the University is able to sponsor the hiring of foreign employees. If accepted, a foreign applicant in need of sponsorship to work in the UK must meet the English language proficiency standards set out by the UK Home Office and apply for and get a skilled worker visa.




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