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Honda and China-based SenseTime to jointly research and develop AI technologies for automated driving

2017-12-08 12:56:16| Green Car Congress

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Internal Research Fellow PostDoc in Future Human Exploration Technologies

2017-12-07 18:16:59| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Research Fellowship Opportunity in the Directorate of Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration Programmes. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post Internal Research Fellow PostDoc in Future Human Exploration Technologies This post is classified F2. Location ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany Description The Internal Research Fellow will be based at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany. The European Astronaut Centres tasks are centered around the human component of human spaceflight astronaut selection, training, medical support and surveillance, as well as support of astronauts and their families during preparation for and during while on space missions to the International Space Station ISS. In order to make the operational experience of EAC available also to other ESA activities, in particular for the preparation of human exploration, EAC is will establishing a new lunar analogue facility which will allows for the demonstration of human exploration enabling technologies. One aspect of this facility is the implementation of a renewable standalone power system to power elements of the facility e.g. an analogue habitat. This position is made available by the Italian Space Agency ASI as part of the ESAASI integrated team. Interested candidates are highly encouraged to visit the ESA website www.esa.int Fields of activitiesresearch The Research Fellow will be a part of the Spaceship EAC team. The Spaceship EAC team is composed of Research Fellows, Young Graduate Trainees and university interns performing their final year projects within the fields of research and development indicated below. The postholder will mentor some university students and assure an appropriate level of research to be compliant with their university requirements. The postholder will also be working on the following further activities Performing applied research in the area of energy systems, specifically topics aligned with energy provision for human exploration scenarios. Practical projects supporting the analogue facility are particularly encouraged. Assuring that the research is coordinated and aligned with a. The European Space Exploration Technology Roadmap b. Currently discussed lunar exploration scenarios and related logistical constraints c. Relevant ongoing RD activities at ESA or funded by ESA d. Commercially available technologies and components Helping to identify partners in ESA, industry and academia that are interested in contributing to or using the new analogue facility Actively participating in conferences and meetings to share and promote hisher knowledge. Periodically report to the Italian Space Agency about the performed activities. Technical competencies Knowledge relevant to the field of research Researchpublication record Ability to conduct research autonomously Ability to gather and share relevant information Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Behavioural competencies Communication Self Motivation Problem Solving CrossCultural Sensitivity Results Orientation Education Applicants must have completed their PhD or equivalent studies in engineering or a related field that is relevant for the above fields of activity. Preference will be given to applications submitted by candidates within five years of receiving their PhD. Additional requirements Applicants must have research experience in at least one of the following domains lunar research, lunar analogues, energy systems, InSitu Resource Utilization ISRU , human space flight operations andor technology. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of English is required for this post. As the position is sponsored by the Italian Space Agency ASI, Italian language knowledge at C1 level of the Common European Reference Framework for Languages CERF is required. Knowledge of other member state languages is considered an asset. Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 21 December 2017. In addition to your CV and your motivation letter, please add your proposal of no more than 5 pages outlining your proposed research in the additional documents field of the application information section. Candidates are asked to arrange for 3 reference letters, to be sent by the referees themselves, before the closing date to temp.htresa.int. Please ensure your name is mentioned in the subject of the email. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada and Slovenia as well as Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia as European Cooperating States ECS. Priority will first be given to candidates from underrepresented Member States. In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment Apply HERE

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Applications open for ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship for innovative electrochemical research; alignment with Toyotas needs

2017-12-06 13:56:14| Green Car Congress

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Apply for research grants on innovative parasite controls

2017-12-05 14:17:57| Beef

Grant award program will support research to help protect cattle, dogs, sheep and poultry from parasitic diseases.

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Market Research Officer

2017-12-05 12:17:18| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Summary An opportunity for a Space Industry Professional with experience of market research and business intelligence to work for Telespazio VEGA onsite at ECSAT. Objective To undertake market research supporting the Telecommunications and Integrated Applications Domain within the Markets Partnership Office. Responsibilities Duties Duties will include but will not be limited to Analyse economic market potential and perform business intelligence investigations in the market sectors of relevance to TIA Assess the impact that technology trends Data analytics, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, automated transport have in the market and the derived opportunities for spacebased business applications Assess market opportunities of proposed and ongoing projects and propose measures to strengthen them Identify trends and opportunities for new applicationsservices arising by the technical and business developments in the space sector Define strategies to approach and establish presence new markets and measures to support ARTES Industry in seizing those opportunities Characterize the stakeholders context and identification of partnerships opportunities Use Customer Relationship Management tools CRM to maintain a database of relations with TIAA current and potential partners Identify highlevel requirement for possible future business applications activities Undertake outreach activities for establishing contacts with users communities, Industry fora, and relevant stakeholders 20 Short duration European missions 2 days per trip during the duration of 22 months 6 Medium duration European missions to ESTEC 1 week per trip during of 22 months Qualifications Experience Masters degree or equivalent qualification in engineering or economicbusiness studies Significant experience in market research and business intelligence, preferably applied to some of the market sectors of relevance to space based applications Sound knowledge of the overall space applications market, including the main space actors technology suppliers, satellite operators, service providers Familiarity with the underlying space technologies i.e. satellite communications, navigation and earth observation Excellent communication and presentation skills High standard of document drafting Ability to work effectively both within a small team and in an autonomous way Knowledge of ESA and in particular of TIA space applications programmes Experience in managing space applications activities is desirable . Qualities Willing to travel to ESA establishments andor other European locations Comfortable in an international working environment Fluent in English, both written and spoken. Be able to function as part of a team A proactive and flexible attitude will be required An ability to work independently and to establish good working relations Further Details All roles within Telespazio VEGA have a defined closing date, however if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed early. We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Closing Date for applications is Friday 5th January 2018 Location of the position is ECSAT, Harwell, UK Benefits Competitive Package Security In line with Asylum Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

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