[robotics-worldwide] Postdoc position in cognitive robotics at Oxford Brookes University

Nigel Crook 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
robotic devices
•	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: 
https://edm.brookes.ac.uk/hr/hr/vacancies.do?id=15192390

Enquiries and applications can be sent to:  vacancies at brookes.ac.uk

Ref: 400/18824/AW
Closing date: 2 October 2013 




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