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Professorship of Robotics and Intelligent Systems
Published(785 days ago)
Deadline for applications(747 days ago)
Nottingham Trent UniversityClifton (England)
Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems
College/Department: College of Science and Technology
School/Section: School of Science and Technology
Location: Clifton Site
Post Ref: S3985
We are looking for a Professor with world-leading expertise in cognitive robotics to contribute to research in the Computing
and Informatics Research Centre of the School of Science and Technology. This post is one of a number of strategic investments
to help deliver Nottingham Trent University’s ambitious plans to expand research expertise in selected areas. Your research
interests may complement existing areas of strength in computational intelligence and cognitive robotics/automation. We will
also consider applications from experts in other complementary areas of robotics. You will also provide research leadership,
enhancing the reputation of the Department of Computing and Technology. We offer an attractive start-up package and a highly
collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment
Nottingham Trent University is renowned for leading edge research, strong links with industry and its excellent teaching that
shape lives and society. The Department’s leading-edge research in X-Ray imaging systems for airport security was recognised by
a Queen’s Award for Further and Higher Education in 2015. The University is making multi-million pound investments in both
buildings and equipment at our Clifton campus, an award-winning "green" campus. The newly opened ISTEC building has state
of the art facilities for computer science, including high performance computing, a robotics suite for research, as well
as isolated networks and mobile laboratories. Further strategic initiatives include interdisciplinary research in medical
technology and at the engineering/ computer science interface. These plans are supported by two further buildings and related
facilities on the Clifton campus, due for completion in 2019.
For any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact:
• Professor Mary O’Neill, Dean of the School of Science and Technology on +44 (0)115 8486656, or via
Closing date: 6 November 2017
Interview date: 7 December 2017 (1st stage) and 11 January 2018 (2nd stage)
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