[Comp-neuro] Several permanent positions in robotics coming up in Plymouth/UK

Thomas Wennekers thomas.wennekers at plymouth.ac.uk
Wed Feb 14 19:15:03 CET 2018

[Apologies for cross-posting]

 Dear colleagues,

 The University of Plymouth is seeking to fill *multiple positions* for*
 Lecturer/Associate Professor in Robotics*. All positions are full-time
 and of a permanent nature.

 The School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics offers a wide range
 of degree programmes related to Technology in the areas of Robotics,
 Electronics, Computer Science and Mathematics. The School provides a
 stimulating teaching and research environment with strong connections to
 business and industry and offers excellent employment prospects for our
 graduates. We have a well-established interdisciplinary research base
 which covers: Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems (CRNS); Security,
 Communications & Networks; Nanotechnology & Electronics Research and

 We have vacancies for enthusiastic, innovative and dynamic individuals
 to join our vibrant School to support Robotics and Machine Learning,
 especially as applied to solving real-world problems by building systems
 that can operate in close proximity to people. Areas of interest include
 (but are not limited to) the development of Soft Robotics, Autonomous
 Mobile Platforms, Human-Robot Interaction, and Machine Vision Systems
 using Deep Learning. One current focus in Plymouth is the design and
 construction of Agricultural Robots for fruit and vegetable harvesting.

 Applications are invited from experienced academics and/or professional
 engineers, who can demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm for
 innovation in higher education and to the development of the next
 generation of Professional Engineers. You must have undergraduate and
 postgraduate degrees in relevant disciplines (such as
 Engineering/Maths/Physics/Computer Science) together with an
 international profile and reputation for research excellence.

 As well as carrying out cutting edge research, you will supervise and
 contribute to training of Research Assistants (RAs) and PhD students, as
 well as contributing to teaching within the BEng/MEng/MSc in Robotics,
 as well as other courses within the School. The Electronics and Robotics
 subject groups are renowned for excellence in producing high quality
 practical engineers and you should be able to support hardware and
 software projects.

 Apply here:

 Contact for informal discussion: Dr Ian Howard, ian.howard at plymouth.ac.uk

 Further information about the school and its courses is available at
 www.plymouth.ac.uk/compmath with details of our research centre
 available at www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/crns

 Closing date: *12midnight, 1st March 2018.*

 The University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and
 respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the
 community and is a Stonewall diversity champion. The University holds a
 Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing
 women's careers in STEMM academia.

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