[robotics-worldwide] Industry-based PhD Scholarship at Sony and teh University of Wales, Newport

Torbjorn Dahl Torbjorn.Dahl at newport.ac.uk
Fri Nov 20 06:34:07 PST 2009

Industry-based PhD Scholarship - Computer Vision and Machine Learning for Fault Detection
Sony, Broadcast and Professional and the Robotic Intelligence Lab, University of Wales, Newport
Full Time (Fixed Term) £20,000 stipend pa
The successful candidate will undertake a research project developed by Sony,  Broadcast and Professional, Pencoed, South Wales and will be supervised by academics from the Robotic Intelligence Lab, University of Wales, Newport. This is therefore an opportunity for an outstanding graduate with an excellent  academic background to gain experience of developing R&D within a high growth technology-based firm, whilst improving their entrepreneurship and innovation skills.
Applications will be considered from candidates with at least an honours degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electronics Engineering or related discipline who can demonstrate strong industrial software design knowledge, experience in C/C++ and an interest in robotics/computer vision/machine learning. Knowledge and/or experience of electronic circuit manufacture is desirable.
The Prince of Wales Innovation Scholarship programme is open to all students, whether from the UK, EU or worldwide. Scholarships cover all tuition fees and an annual stipend of £20,000 plus a one off research grant of £5,000. Innovation scholars will also follow a programme of personal, cultural, and professional development including residential courses and summer schools. To be considered for a scholarship, you must have a strong academic background and evidence of outstanding achievement at first degree, with a masters degree and relevant industry experience preferable. Ability to communicate effectively in English is essential.
Please send your CV and application by email to richard.lewis at newport.ac.uk. 
Deadline for expressions of interest is Friday 4th December 2009 at 12:00 GMT. 
Further information:
http://www3.newport.ac.uk/jobs/displayJob.aspx?job_id=554 <http://www3.newport.ac.uk/jobs/> 
Torbjørn S. DAHL, PhD
Reader in Cognitive Robotics - Coordinator of the Robotic Intelligence Lab
Newport Business School - University of Wales, Newport
Allt-yr-yn Campus, Allt-yr-yn Avenue, Newport NP20 5DA, UK
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