[robotics-worldwide] Faculty opening in Flying Robotics at Imperial College London

Kovac, Mirko m.kovac at imperial.ac.uk
Sun Jun 30 09:18:46 PDT 2013

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of Aeronautics at Imperial College London has an open call for a lecturer position (equivalent to Assistant Professor) in aeronautics, including research in control of flying robots. The department offers an excellent research environment and is located in central London, next to Hyde park (see more detail below). Please forward this information to potentially interested applicants.

Best regards


Dr Mirko Kovac

Director, Aerial Robotics Lab
Department of Aeronautics
Imperial College London

Room E457, ACE Extension Building
South Kensington Campus
London, SW7 2AZ

office: +44(0)20 7594 5063
fax: +44 (0)20 7594 1974


Imperial College London

Salary range: £44,150 - £49,200 per annum (Lecturer)
Salary range: Minimum starting salary of £54,250 per annum (Senior Lecturer)

The Department of Aeronautics at Imperial College London seeks applicants at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level. In the recent RAE 2008 exercise, 30% of the Department’s research was defined as “world leading” and a further 50% was deemed to be “internationally excellent”. In all the previous RAE’s, the Department has received the top 5* research rating.

Exceptional candidates in any discipline relevant to Aeronautics will be considered. We are particularly interested in Aeronautics disciplines which contribute to sustainable air transport, reducing aircraft development costs, and/or increasing vehicle intelligence safely and reliably. Relevant fundamental disciplines may include Aerodynamics, fluid mechanics, composites, aircraft structures, aeroacoustics, aeroelasticity, autonomous systems, control of flying robots, systems engineering, aeroacoustics, and multi-physics/multi simulations. Imperial College provides a unique research environment in the heart of London and has very strong links with the UK and European aerospace industries. Applicants should aim at research and teaching excellence, at developing links with the existing research groups within Imperial, and should aspire to become world leaders in their fields of expertise. Duties will include teaching at the postgraduate and undergraduate levels, independent research, departmental administration, and supervision of postgraduate students.

Applicants should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Aeronautical Engineering or other relevant engineering field. They should also have an outstanding research record, as demonstrated by their publications.

For an introduction to the Department of Aeronautics, and for more information on its research, please visit our website at http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/aeronautics

Candidates wishing to discuss the post are invited to contact Professor Ferri Aliabadi, Head of Department, Tel: +44 (0) 20 7594 5077 or e-mail: m.h.aliabadi at imperial.ac.uk<mailto:m.h.aliabadi at imperial.ac.uk>.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at the following link: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (select “Job Search” and enter the job reference no EN20130223AS). Please complete and upload an application form as directed and submit any other relevant supporting documents such as your full CV.

Queries regarding the application process should be addressed to Tayo Nong by email at:

t.nong at imperial.ac.uk<mailto:t.nong at imperial.ac.uk>

Closing date: 30 June 2013

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