Research Fellowship in Computer Vision and Robotics - School of Computer Science

Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£30,942.00 - £42,792.00
Posted
Nov 01, 2019
Closes
Nov 30, 2019
Ref
123132
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Position Details

School of Computer Science

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £30,942 to £40,322. With potential progression once in post to £42,792

Grade 7

Full time

Fixed term post for years

Closing date: 29th November 2019

Background

To contribute to the creation of knowledge by undertaking a range of activities for the BURG: Benchmarks for Understanding Grasping research project.

Summary of Role

• Contribute to the specified research project;

• Develop new intellectual understanding in topic of research project;

• Disseminate research findings and results in publications and presentations;

• Contribute to generating funding by writing bids;

• Contribute to licensing or spin out deals (as applicable) with demonstrated commercial success.

Main Duties

The responsibilities may include some but not all of the responsibilities outlined below.

• Apply knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding;

• Contribute to developing new models, techniques, and methods;

• Collect research data, e.g., through experimentation, literature reviews, or interviews;

• Disseminate research findings through publications or research seminars;

• Supervise students and staff on research work and provide guidance;

• Contribute to writing bids for research funding for own or joint research;

• Undertake management/administration arising from research;

• Contribute to Departmental/School research-related activities and administration;

• Contribute to enterprise, business development, and/or public engagement activities of benefit to the School, College and/or the University;

• Address issues that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines.

Person Specification

• First degree in relevant subject, e.g., computer science, engineering, or mathematics;

• Achieved (or be close to achieving) a PhD with relevant specialisation, e.g., robotics, AI, computer vision, and/or machine learning;

• Fluency in relevant models or methods, and ability to contribute to developing new ones;

• High level analytical capability, and ability to communicate complex information clearly;

• Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively;

• Understanding of and ability to contribute to project management/administration processes;

• (Desirable) Ability/experience in collaborating with academic and industrial partners;

• (Desirable) Ability/experience in supervising postgraduate/undergraduate students.

Informal enquiries regarding this vacancy can be made to Mohan Sridharan - M.Sridharan@bham.ac.uk

We value diversity at the University of Birmingham and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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