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Position: Lecturer in Robotics, Control and Autonomous Systems
Institution: University College London
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering - Department of Mechanical Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: UCL has developed a wide expertise in robotics, control and autonomous systems including within the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Department is committed to expanding its research in the field of robotic engineering and are encouraging new and innovative areas of activity through this appointment; The successful candidate will develop and lead research in the field of robotic engineering to an international standing. They will attract funding for research from national and international sources working with departmental colleagues, other departments within UCL and in collaboration with other national and international research institutions; The successful candidate will work with colleagues to develop a new and exciting curricula for undergraduate and post-graduate programmes and short courses. They will also manage post-doctoral research assistants and supervise research students undertaking PhDs and EngDs related to the engineering specialisation
Requirements: The person appointed will already have made a contribution to their field demonstrated though having a strong publication record. Having secured research grant and being able to demonstrate a strong teaching portfolio are desirable. However, the Department encourages early career researchers who aim to pursue an independent academic career; The successful candidate will work in the broad field of mechanical-engineering robotics. Hence, a strong background in a mechanical-engineering related sub discipline is required - they might possess expertise in areas such as optimisation, morphological computation, embodied intelligence, design engineering or others related to various applications; Synergies with research areas led by members in the Department and in other Departments among the Faculty of Engineering (e.g., closely working with colleagues from UCL Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering or UCL Computer Science who have expertise in control or AI for instance) is expected
   
Text: Lecturer in Robotics, Control and Autonomous Systems, - Ref:1877663 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Department of Mechanical Engineering Specific unit / Sub department Department of Mechanical Engineering Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £44,737 -£ 52,764 per annum Duties and Responsibilities UCL has developed a wide expertise in robotics, control and autonomous systems including within the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Department is committed to expanding its research in the field of robotic engineering and are encouraging new and innovative areas of activity through this appointment. The successful candidate will develop and lead research in the field of robotic engineering to an international standing. They will attract funding for research from national and international sources working with departmental colleagues, other departments within UCL and in collaboration with other national and international research institutions. The successful candidate will work with colleagues to develop a new and exciting curricula for undergraduate and post-graduate programmes and short courses. They will also manage post-doctoral research assistants and supervise research students undertaking PhDs and EngDs related to the engineering specialisation. Key Requirements The person appointed will already have made a contribution to their field demonstrated though having a strong publication record. Having secured research grant and being able to demonstrate a strong teaching portfolio are desirable. However, the Department encourages early career researchers who aim to pursue an independent academic career. The successful candidate will work in the broad field of mechanical-engineering robotics. Hence, a strong background in a mechanical-engineering related sub discipline is required - they might possess expertise in areas such as optimisation, morphological computation, embodied intelligence, design engineering or others related to various applications. Synergies with research areas led by members in the Department and in other Departments among the Faculty of Engineering (e.g., closely working with colleagues from UCL Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering or UCL Computer Science who have expertise in control or AI for instance) is expected. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Richard Bucknall at r.bucknall@ucl.ac.uk. Applications sent to this email address will not be accepted - applications are to be submitted via the UCL portal. HR enquiries about the role may be sent to mecheng.hr@ucl.ac.uk. Please note applicants who already applied for this role in the last 12 months will not be considered. The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more. UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 22 Aug 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date September This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Specification Apply Now
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