Lecturer in Machine Learning, AI for Robotics

  • Plymouth University
  • Plymouth, UK
  • 19/02/2020
Full time Data Science Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence Statistics

Job Description

The School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics offers a wide range of degree programmes related to Technology in the areas of Robotics, Electronics, Computer Science and Mathematics. Providing a stimulating teaching and research environment with strong connections to business and industry, we offer excellent employment prospects for our graduates. We have a well-established interdisciplinary research base which covers: Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems (CRNS); Security, Communications & Networks; Nanotechnology & Electronics Research and Development.

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, innovative and dynamic individual to join our vibrant School to support Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, especially applied to solving real-world problems by building systems that can operate near people. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to) Robotic System Design, Mobile and Industrial Manipulation, Machine Learning for Control and Recognition, Human Motor Control, Kinematics and Dynamics of robotics systems.

Applications are invited from experienced academics and/or professional engineers, who can demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm for innovation in higher education and to the development of the next generation of Engineers. You must have undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in relevant disciplines (such as Engineering/Maths/Physics/Computer Science), together with an international profile and reputation for research excellence.

As well as carrying out cutting edge research, you will supervise and contribute to training of Research Assistants (RAs) and PhD students, as well as undergraduate and graduate teaching within the School. The Electronics and Robotics subject groups are renowned for excellence in producing high quality practical engineers and you should be able to support hardware and software projects.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Informal enquiries regarding the post can be made to Dr Toby Whitley: toby.whitley@plymouth.ac.uk

Further information about the school and its courses is available at https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/schools/school-of-engineering-computing-and-mathematics with details of our research centre available at https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/robotics-neural-systems

The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups.

University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students