[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] New Post in BRL - Professor in Robotics - Ref 1362840

Alexander Fanourakis Alexander.Fanourakis at uwe.ac.uk
Tue Nov 26 05:54:00 PST 2013

Professor in Robotics - Ref 1362840

Job Overview

The Bristol Robotics Laboratory is seeking to appoint a Professor in Robotics. The main responsibilities will include providing academic leadership and delivering excellence in research, teaching and learning. Specifically, the new Professor will work closely with the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) directorship and the BRL Team at large in developing cross-disciplinary research capacity as part of a strategic initiative to broaden the scope of the BRL. We are always seeking to enrich BRL's research portfolio by strengthening existing areas or creating new ones. Current topics of interest include, for example, the overlapping areas of haptics, tele-operation and dynamic autonomy.

The role will include identifying and creating new research funding opportunities, leading the writing of proposals and subsequent research projects.

The Bristol Robotics Laboratory is a collaborative partnership between the University of the West of England (UWE, Bristol) and the University of Bristol. You will be employed by UWE's Faculty of Environment and Technology.

Key selection criteria

·         A PhD in the field relevant to advanced robotics, and evidence of successful PhD supervision

·         Research leadership experience which complements/broadens existing BRL capacities

·         Evidence of the ability to successfully secure high-level grant income/consultancy

·         Possession of advanced robotics design and analysis skills

Job Details

·         Annual Salary: £54,826 - £56,467 Please note: UWE operates a competitive merit pay scheme for its professors, which significantly extends this baseline salary.

·         Working Pattern: Full Time

·         Closing Date: 16 December 2013

·         Anticipated Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

·         Type of Post / Duration: Permanent

·         Location: Bristol Robotics Laboratory

Further Details

·         For full details of how to apply please visit http://www.brl.ac.uk/jobsatbrl.aspx

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