[Comp-neuro] Lecturer Vacancies
michael.spratling at kcl.ac.uk
Fri Jan 13 10:14:41 CET 2012
King's College London is advertising two Lectureships (assistant
professorships) in Robotics. I have no involvement in the hiring
process, but am keen to encourage applications from people with research
interests related to my own, in areas such as machine learning, pattern
recognition, computer vision, neural computation, cognitive or
developmental robotics, and intelligent systems. The official job advert
Lectureships in Informatics (Robotics) x2
The Department of Informatics is seeking applications from candidates
with an excellent research track record for up to two lectureship
positions. It is anticipated that the successful applicants will
contribute to research and teaching in the area of Robotics.
Current areas of focus in the Centre for Robotics Research (CRR) include
biomedical robotics, bio-inspired robotics, soft robotics, robot
topology and algorithms, autonomous grasping and manipulations, and
multi-modal sensing for robotic perception and haptics. CRR also has
close collaborations with King's-affiliated hospitals and various EU
partners through a number of FP7 funded projects. An ability to help
build links to other groups, for example to Agents & Intelligent
Systems, or to contribute to the broader teaching needs of the
Department, may be deemed to be an advantage. Applications from
outstanding researchers in other areas of Informatics will also be
considered, if they can contribute significantly to the development of
The Department of Informatics was formed in August 2010 from the
previous Department of Computer Science, incorporating the Centre for
Robotics Research and the Centre for Telecommunications Research, as
part of the new School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences. These
appointments are part of a strategic growth of the Department, and
provide an opportunity for outstanding researchers to contribute to, and
help shape the direction of, the Department in its new form.
Applicants for the lectureships must have a PhD, an excellent
publication record, and the ability to attract research funding.
Appointment at the level of Senior Lecturer may be possible for suitably
qualified candidates. All applicants must have the enthusiasm and
commitment required to enhance the research standing of the new
department, and to make a full contribution to teaching and
The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and
experience, within the Grade 6/7 scale, currently £33,193 to £47,659,
per annum, inclusive of £2,323 London Allowance, per annum.
This is a full-time, permanent position.
For an informal e-mail discussion, please contact the Head of
Department, Professor Michael Luck: michael.luck at kcl.ac.uk For an
application pack please click on the 'Further details' link below.
Alternatively, please email strand-recruitment at kcl.ac.uk. All
correspondence MUST clearly state the job title and reference number
Department of Informatics:
Dr Michael Spratling.
Department of Informatics and Division of Engineering
King's College London,
Strand, London. WC2R 2LS. UK.
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