The Open Flight Deck project is working with partners in GE Aviation, BAE SYSTEMS, Rolls Royce, Coventry University and the University of Southampton. It is addressing the needs of future aircraft platforms by developing an open, accessible and standardised avionic platform for the flight deck, which supports the introduction of new technologies, software applications and peripheral devices. Within the open flight deck framework the project will also develop new crew aids to both optimise flight crew work load and improve situational awareness to extend safe aircraft operations, as well as integrate new and existing applications to; add functionality, simplify the flight deck, reduce error potential and harness big data opportunities. The post will involve the analysis of data and contributing to stakeholder reports and publications. You will work with academic and commercial partners, as part of the OFD project.
It is essential you have a PhD* or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Human Factors or a related discipline e.g. Psychology, ergonomics, human factors or human computer interaction. You should also have experience in at least one of the following: psychology, human factors and ergonomics, statistical data analysis. You will also demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a team.
This is a full time fixed term post for a period of 9 months. For informal enquiries please contact Professor Neville Stanton, N.Stanton@soton.ac.uk
The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1196919DA on all correspondence.
*Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.
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