[robotics-worldwide] Postdoc position in cognitive robotics at Oxford Brookes University
ncrook at brookes.ac.uk
Tue Sep 10 08:20:23 PDT 2013
Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Starting salary: £24,766, rising annually to £27,047
This is a fixed-term appointment for one year. This may be extended for a
further two years subject to funding.
The Department of Computing and Communication Technologies is seeking to
appoint a postdoctoral research assistant in robotics to help establish a
new cognitive robotics laboratory that is opening in the autumn of 2013. The
successful candidate will help to launch new projects on human-robot
interaction, autonomous vehicles and bio-inspired robotics. The successful
candidate will join a vibrant and ambitious department that is welcoming,
supportive and friendly. The department blends excellence in teaching and
knowledge transfer with world-leading research in areas that span Computer
Science, Media Technology and Communications.
You will be responsible for:
• the implementation and the day-to-day running of research projects in the
Cognitive Robotics Laboratory
• assisting with the preparation of papers for publication and making
presentations at meetings and/or conferences
• assisting in the preparation of applications for external funding
• mentoring and supporting other researchers in the Cognitive Robotics
Laboratory, for example, students and visitors
• undertake teaching activities such as tutorials and practicals.
You should have:
• a PhD or other Postgraduate qualification, or be studying for a PhD in a
relevant subject area
• experience in designing, developing and testing software or hardware for
• a high level of analytical ability and computational skills, including
programming and a knowledge of standard robotics software
• experience of writing up and disseminating research findings
• ability to work independently and as part of a team
• good organisational and time management skills.
Further details and an application form can be found at:
Enquiries and applications can be sent to: vacancies at brookes.ac.uk
Closing date: 2 October 2013
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