Lecturers in Robotics and Embedded Computer Systems Engineering

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7118711 (Ref.No. EPSEE1086)
Posted: December 21, 2022

Job Description

Do you have an excellent research track record with the vision and drive to tackle new challenges? Are you passionate about delivering world leading research and an exceptional student experience?

The University of Leeds has a significant and growing activity in medical robotics and embedded systems. The research in this area is undertaken within the Institute of Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Sensing (IRISS) within the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. The Institute combines world-class expertise in surgical and medical robotics, assistive and rehabilitation robotics, ultrasonics, embedded systems, communication, sensing and control. The Institute is also a leader in Robotics at Leeds. Your research experience maybe in one or more of the following areas, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robotics, computer imaging, ultrasonics, embedded systems design or other related areas within the Institute’s research remit.

The Institute has benefited recently with the multi-million-pound investment in the Bragg building which brings together experts in the field of robotics and sensing from the faculties of Engineering and Physical Sciences and experts within the faculty of Medicine and Health.

In addition to developing an active research portfolio, you will make a significant contribution to student education in the School. The University has an ethos of research-led teaching, and you will use your cutting-edge research to inform an innovative, creative approach to teaching and inspiring students at all levels. You will play a major role in developing and delivering our exciting new Electronics and Computer Engineering degree programme that will enable students to gain cutting-edge knowledge and skills in topics such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision and edge computing.

Two positions are available.

What we offer in return

And much more!  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Pietro Valdastri, Chair in Robotics & Autonomous Systems

Tel: +44(0)113 343 3706 

Email: [email protected]

Professor Steven Freear, Professor of Ultrasonics and Embedded Systems

Tel: +44(0)113 343 2076 

Email: [email protected]

Professor Kevin Morris, Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering

Tel: +44(0)113 343 9366

Email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Section:  Institute of Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Sensing
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £43,414 to £51,805 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  7.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Tuesday 20 December 2022
Closing Date:  Friday 03 February 2023
Reference:  EPSEE1086

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