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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Lectureship in Robotics, University of Birmingham


Contact: Dr Jeremy Wyatt, j.l.wyatt@bham.ac.uk

The University of Birmingham is making a multi-million pound investment to create a multi-disciplinary centre covering the fields of robotics, cognition and neuroscience.  The Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics (CN-CR) will encompass work from the development of advanced robotic systems to understanding of brain function.
We are therefore seeking a Lecturer. Applications are encouraged in a broad range of areas aligned with intelligent robotics and computational vision. These include: cognitive or software architectures for autonomous, intelligent robots, planning for robotics, SLAM, navigation and spatial cognition, technologies for human robot interaction, robot vision, computational or machine vision, evolutionary robotics, bio-inspired and bio-plausible robotics, humanoid robotics, robot learning, robotic manipulation, and automated diagnosis for robot systems.

Lectureship/Senior Lecturer in Robotics (ref:  43661)
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Salary for Lectureship: 36,715 to 49,342 a year; For Senior Lecturer: 45,155 to 68,302 a year

We are searching for an outstanding individual in any area of intelligent robotics, computational vision, or autonomous systems. For appointment as Lecturer, candidates should have completed, or be near completion of, a PhD in Computer Science, Psychology or a closely related field, along with having an international track record of high impact research, and being able to demonstrate the ability to attract significant levels of external research funding.  For appointment as Senior Lecturer, extensive high level research and an international research reputation is also required.

To learn more contact:  Dr Jeremy Wyatt, School of Computer Science, j.l.wyatt@bham.ac.uk; Professor Glyn Humphreys, g.w.humphreys@bham.ac.uk; Professor Chris Miall, Head of Psychology, r.c.miall@bham.ac.uk; or Professor Achim Jung Head of Computer Science hos@cs.bham.ac.uk

Information on the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory is here: http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/go/irlab, and on CN-CR here: http://www.cncr.bham.ac.uk

To download the details and submit an electronic application online visit: www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs . Click on the current vacancies link and enter the reference number.