Application closing date
Grade 7 (£36,724 - £41,308 per annum)
Lecturer in Robotics and Autonomous Systems
R6848 - Recruitment Pack.pdf
Permanent, Full Time
The Department of Computer Science is seeking to recruit an experienced
Lecturer in Robotics and Autonomous Systems. The person appointed will have an
undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computing, Mathematics,
Mechatronics, Engineering or a relevant area.
A PhD in a relevant area is essential for this position.
The post holder will have experience of teaching a range of computing topics
and in addition to teaching experience of robotics and autonomous systems,
shall be able to demonstrate evidence of expertise in one or more of the
Cyber Physical Systems
A familiarity with the industrial IT environment is desirable, as is
experience of supervising PhD students and soliciting research funding, though
all necessary training will be provided in the role.
The post-holder will have effective communication, interpersonal and
organisational skills, be committed to the development of themselves and
others and supportive of equal opportunities. They will be able to work as
part of a team and interested in contributing to novel approaches to research
The School of Computing and Engineering promotes research development and
provides a research-supportive environment. Collectively, the School has
secured over £25M in external funding from UKRI and Horizon 2020.
Research in the Department of Computer Science covers an international
portfolio and is headed by world leading researchers working within a number
of research centres, including the Centre for Planning, Autonomy and
Representation of Knowledge (PARK), the Centre for Cyber Security (CCS),
the Centre for Industrial Analytics (CIndA) and the Centre for Mathematics
and Data Science.
The Department of Computer Science holds a framework agreement with CERN
(https: // home.cern/about), the European Organisation for Nuclear Research,
which facilitates working together on world-leading research projects,
including the development of specific Artificial Intelligence technologies for
edge processing of scientific data in real time. The department has
opportunities for academic staff and PhD students to conduct research in this
If you are currently registered as a student at the University, please note
that you may only apply for part-time jobs of 15 hours or less per week.
For more information, please download the recruitment pack.