UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence for Digital Infrastructures

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
£38,017 - £49,553
Posted
Saturday, 30 May 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 28 June 2020
Ref
ACAD104575
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job number ACAD104575
Division/School School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £38,017 - £49,553
Closing date for applications 28-Jun-2020

The Smart Internet Lab at the University of Bristol is one of the UK's most renowned Communications and Networks research centres aiming to address grand technological, societal and industrial challenges. Our 200 experts on wireless, optical communications and networks challenge the complexity of tomorrow's world by fusing research expertise and innovation in a range of research areas such as: IoT, 5G/6G, Future Internet, Autonomous Networks, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Network Convergence, Mobile Edge Computing and Network Softwarization. Our unique offering across optical, wireless, IoT and cloud technologies enable us to bring together end-to-end network design and optimisation and impact regional, national and global ICT innovations.

BDFI is a University Research Institute that pioneers cross-disciplinary approaches to digital innovation. BDFI is developing in-depth understanding of sociotechnical insights to drive the creation of digital technologies for inclusive, prosperous and sustainable societies. The Institute has recently received £110m funding from UKRI, the private sector and philanthropy to develop a set of unique research facilities to fulfil its mission.

This post will address both physical & virtual elements, connectivity and cloud. Experience in the areas of AI for telecom infrastructure, AI for network computing, AI as a Service, Knowledge as a Service, network informatics and data analytics, resource abstraction and resource management, software control and autonomous operations is highly desirable. Many of these subjects are critical in the development of Smart Cities, Smart Manufacturing and Smart Utilities. Both the Smart Internet Lab and BDFI have a number of upcoming research projects where the research remit of this academic post are well aligned, so the successful applicant will be joining a vibrant and active cross-disciplinary research environment. Successful applicants will have a proven track record in high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Please include with your CV and covering letter with a statement on the contributions that you can make to teaching in the Department, especially in respect of innovation in delivery and content. We would like to encourage applications from groups under-represented in electronic engineering.

For informal discussion about the post, you are welcome to contact:

Professor Angela Doufexi (mvse-eee@bristol.ac.uk), (Head of Department) or

Professor Ian Nabney (sceem-hos@bristol.ac.uk), (Head School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths) or

Professor Dimitra Simeonidou (Dimitra.Simeonidou@bristol.ac.uk) (Director of Smart Internet Lab and co-Director of BDFI)

The selection process, including interviews is expected to take place in June/July 2020.

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.