Research Associate/Senior Research Associate/Research Fellow in Critical Systems, Control and Instrumentation Testing and Assurance

Working on an important project in the UK’s Nuclear Innovation Programme (funded by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, BEIS) this is an exciting opportunity to carry out research and engagement with academic, regulatory and industrial organisations, on the topic of assurance and testing of Control and Instrumentation (C&I) systems. This role offers the potential to have significant influence on BEIS policy and research objectives in a field in which University of Bristol is already a leading contributor.

You will review the methods, their foundations and associated assurance claims associated with testing of nuclear and non-nuclear C&I systems. Involving reviewing relevant literature and engaging with numerous UK and international organisations with an interest in C&I and software reliability and testing. You will also carry out work to identify and review methods for substantiating the reliability of C&I systems.

This post has funding for 1 year in the first instance; extension may be possible in the future, depending on project funding decisions

  • Full time, fixed-term contract
  • Salary: £33,797 - £49,553
  • Location: Bristol
  • Closing date: 12th December

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