[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Computer Science (Robotics, Neural Systems, Machine Learning), Plymouth University UK

Angelo Cangelosi A.Cangelosi at plymouth.ac.uk
Tue Nov 15 02:30:30 PST 2016

Plymouth University has an opening in Computer Science, with specific interest in robotics, computational neuroscience and machine learning.

Lecturer/ Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Computer Science

University of Plymouth - School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics



£32,958 to £55,998 PA


Full Time

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11th December 2016

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The School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Plymouth University is seeking applicants for the above post to replace a retirement. A successful applicant is expected to be able to contribute to teaching across the computer science curriculum with initial teaching duties in OO software development, design patterns and Java. Applicants should also be aligned with one or more of the school's research groups; the Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems (CRNS), the Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research (CSCAN) or the newly established Big Data and Machine Learning research group.

This post targets candidates with an interest in building an international research track record in terms of publishing in international fora, securing external research funding and contributing to the supervision of PhD students as well as Masters and undergraduate students. Applicants are expected to teach basic and advanced computer science modules and to make an active and tangible contribution to programme development and student recruitment across the suite of computing undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline and demonstrate an established REF-level research track-record appropriate to the role. Applicants should ideally have experience in teaching undergraduate and/or postgraduate students and in supervising undergraduate/masters/doctoral students. Candidates applying for the Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) level are expected either to have experience in leadership of computer science programmes and/or in the leading of a research group with track record of external funding.

Feel free to contact Professor Angelo Cangelosi for informal discussion on this job opening: acangelosi at plymouth.acuk<mailto:acangelosi at plymouth.acuk>

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This is a full-time post working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

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