[Comp-neuro] Postdoc position in Insect Robotics - Edinburgh

Barbara Webb bwebb at inf.ed.ac.uk
Thu Dec 11 12:31:49 CET 2014


Postdoc position - School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

A research associate position is available in the Insect Robotics group to 
work on how ultraviolet and polarised light processing in insects can be 
applied to robotics, as part of the EPSRC funded project “Exploiting 
invisible cues for low-cost outdoor robot navigation”. You must either 
already have a PhD in a relevant area or be nearing completion of your PhD 
studies, and must have a track record of related publications. Excellent 
skills in programming are essential. Candidates with expertise in 
modelling of sensory and neural systems, with experience of both virtual 
environments and real world robotics, and knowledge of behavioural and 
signal analysis methods will be preferred. Ideally, candidates would also 
be familiar with invertebrate brain and behaviour research, and/or robot 
navigation methods such as SLAM.

The post is available from 1st March 2015 and is fixed-term for 30 months, 
with the possibility of extension. The closing date for applications is 
5th January 2015.

Further details and online application are available here:
https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=032051

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Barbara Webb: 
B.Webb at ed.ac.uk
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