Opportunity Closing Date
Salford - Peel Park Campus
School or Business Unit
School of Science, Engineering & Environment
Full Time Permanent
Join us, as a Professor or Reader in Robotics and Autonomous Systems, at The University of Salford.
Applications are invited from world-leading experts capable of acting in a leadership role in expanding the University's internationally leading research activities in the broad area of robotics, autonomous systems, and future transport systems.
In addition to being an internationally renowned researcher, with a proven track-record of innovation and leadership, the ideal candidate will maintain and consolidate existing activity, and establish new, interdisciplinary collaborations across the University. These collaborations will be with external academic and industrial partners and will help drive the impact agenda in the school.
We particularly encourage applications from candidates with expertise/interests in health/assisted living , autonomous vehicles , and the implementation of robotics in manufacturing.
Robotics is a key area of development for The University of Salford. We have a brand new SSEE Building including a Robotics Lab, and our new NERIC building - a purpose-built R&D facility here on campus.
The University of Salford is proud of its diverse student population and in this academic role it's important for us to create an inclusive culture where all our students and colleagues can bring their whole selves to the University.
We recognise that our colleague profile is not as diverse as it should be, particularly looking at the diversity of our students and have developed targets to increase the ethnic diversity of our teams. The School of Science, Engineering and Environment (SSEE) has a colleague profile of 19% that come from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background. This, however, is far outweighed by an ethnically diverse student profile at 38%.
We also operate a guaranteed interview scheme for job applicants who declare they have a disability and meet the essential criteria of the job they are applying for and we make every effort to support disabled colleagues by providing them with equipment or making reasonable adjustments to support them in their career journey.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact the Dean of School of Science, Engineering and Environment, Professor Joe Sweeney [email protected]
FINAL Reader or Professor in Robotics and Autonomous Systems .pdf – 243KB