Professor of Computer Engineering & Robotics (FM11601)

University of Bath
May 16, 2024
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Job title Professor of Computer Engineering & Robotics

Department Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Grade Competitive Package

Contract Type Part Time, Open Ended

Placed on Thursday 18 April 2024

Closing date Thursday 16 May 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference FM11601

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The Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Bath is seeking to appoint an established Professor (0.5FTE) with a focus on the strategic development and delivery of our Computer Systems Engineering programmes and new joint programmes in related areas.

We are looking for an outstanding leader and academic to enhance our research and teaching, join an expanding and ambitious department, and to shape the technology of the future in a vibrant and inclusive environment.

The Department delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses and specialises in electronic and electrical engineering research. Our teaching is research- led and driven by the wider needs of industry, ensuring great graduate career opportunities.

This is an open-ended position, working 18.25 hours per week.

About you

You will have a track record in the development of new courses as well as experience of research and teaching, with an established research portfolio. In particular, you will have experience in Computer Systems Engineering or Robotics Engineering.

You will hold a PhD and an undergraduate degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering or a very closely related subject. Through your research and teaching, you will be passionate about addressing the global challenges and educating the next generation of electronic and electrical engineers. This role will suit you if you:

  • Enjoy working in a collaborative and supportive environment;
  • Can demonstrate a clear fit to the Department's research and teaching profile with your research being in areas including Computer Systems Engineering, Robotics, and Electronic Engineering;
  • Are passionate about teaching and have the ability to teach a wide range of Electronic And Electrical Engineering subjects at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels on all our courses
  • Have an established publication record and international reputation appropriate to your career stage;
  • Have a track record for winning and delivering on research grants.
  • Working with us

    You will be joining a progressive and thriving academic environment and will benefit from the collaborative and well-established Department and Faculty structure at the University of Bath. This includes a strong mentoring and personal & professional development environment in the Department, and the University's professional development programme for new lecturers. The lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful and accessible areas in the UK are an added attraction.

    Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Dr Ben Metcalfe, Head of Department [email protected] or Professor Cathryn Mitchell, Director of Research [email protected]. Please ensure you submit your application through our website.

    Please include in your application:

    1. a CV (including publications)

    2. a 1-page (max) Research plan and philosophy

    3. a 1-page (max) Teaching philosophy that indicates what subjects within our courses you feel you could comfortably deliver

    What we can offer you:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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