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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Lecturer in Humanoid Robotics and Intelligent Systems, Plymouth

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/jobs/QV304/Lecturer_in_Humanoid_Robotics_and_Intelligent_Systems/

Lecturer in Humanoid Robotics and Intelligent Systems
 
University of Plymouth
 
School of Computing, Communications & Electronics - Faculty of Technology
 
Ref: A1213
 
Salary 30594 to 43622 pa  Grade 7/8
 
The School of Computing, Communications and Electronics wishes to make a temporary 12-month lectureship appointment in Humanoid Robotics and Intelligent Systems to contribute to research and teaching in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. You will focus on developing lecture and support material using our new bipedal robot and our industrial manipulators. This will include some programme coding for closed-loop control of bipedal gait. In addition, you will assist in developing a robotics outreach programme for schools.
 
The School has a strong interdisciplinary focus on robotics and intelligent systems, computer networks and security, digital art and technology, communications and electronics. Research in Computer Science at the University of Plymouth was rated 5 at the last Research Assessment Exercise.
 
You must hold a PhD in a Computing/Robotics discipline, or have recently submitted your thesis, and have a track record of research expertise in the area of humanoid robotics and intelligent systems.
 
More on research within the School of Computing, Communications and Electronics can be found on: http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/research
 
More details on the application procedure can be found on:
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/jobs/QV304/Lecturer_in_Humanoid_Robotics_and_Intelligent_Systems/
 
For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Phil Culverhouse by email phil.culverhouse@plymouth.ac.uk
 
CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON, WEDNESDAY 8 JULY 2009