[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD studentship in Robot Touch at Bristol (UK only)

Nathan Lepora n.lepora at bristol.ac.uk
Mon Mar 30 09:04:06 PDT 2015


We are looking for an outstanding science or engineering graduate
interested in working on the interface of robotics and neuroscience,
specifically on applying biologically inspired theories of active
perception to tactile robotics.

Candidate requirements: **Only UK applicants will qualify for
funding** (see below) but applications from overseas candidates with
their own source of funding are welcomed. Suitable applicants will be
expected to have a first or upper second-class honours degree in a
relevant discipline.

The student will be enrolled within the Faculty of Engineering at the
University of Bristol and will also be a member and have full access
to facilities at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, the UK's most
comprehensive robotics innovation facility and a world-leading centre
of robotics research.

Funding: Studentship covers full UK/EU (EU applicants who have resided
in the UK for 3 years prior to application) PhD tuition fees and a
tax-free stipend at the current RCUK rate (£14,057 for 2015/16). EU
nationals resident in the EU may also apply but will qualify only for
PhD tuition fees.

Application procedure: Applicants should send a CV and contact
information for 2 referees to Dr Nathan Lepora
(n.lepora at bristol.ac.uk). The deadline for Applications is Thursday
9th April, although informal enquiries should be made beforehand.

-- 
Dr N Lepora
Phone: +44 (0) 117 331 5169
Website: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/engineering/people/nathan-f-lepora

Lecturer and MSc Program Director in Robotics (UoB)
Department of Engineering Mathematics
University of Bristol BS8 1UB


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