Lecturer in Mechatronics and Robotics

Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway (GB)
£31,426 - £38,693 per annum
27 May 2022
End of advertisement period
22 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Mechatronics and Robotics

Permanent / Full time

SRUC Barony Campus, Dumfries

£31,426 - £38,693 per annum (under review)                    Ref: ASWF/ILM/037/21

SRUC is a widely respected tertiary education institute dedicated to producing specialist research, delivering high quality education and providing comprehensive consultancy services in the rural sector within the UK and beyond. It is one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe.

Are you involved in the development and use of digital technologies and sensors in land-based enterprises? Are you interested in helping students learn these skills?

We are seeking two highly motivated individuals to join our expanding Ag Tech Team - focused on Robots, Drones & Artificial Intelligence - at SRUC’s Barony Campus.

A working knowledge of the application of Mechatronics & Robotics or GIS & Remote Sensing is essential and prior work experience in education, development and/or research in either of these fields is desirable.

In these roles you will:

  • contribute to the development and delivery of a vibrant programme of growth for SRUC’s Ag Tech education, training & research capability; contribute to the delivery of the expanding Ag Tech degree; provide guidance and support to enable learners from all sections of the community to be included in education and achieve their potential as successful learners and future citizens; work with the Programme Leader to help identify opportunities to further develop the academic portfolio for national and international student recruitment; contribute, where relevant, to the delivery of wider Ag Tech related research & development, including assisting colleagues with the development and implementation of a wide variety of digital testbeds in south west Scotland.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Jeremy Taylor, Programme Leader, by email at

Further details on the requirements of this role can be found in the Job Particulars document which you must read before applying for this role. This is downloadable when you click the APPLY link.

Closing date: 22nd June 2022                    

Interviews will be held during the week of 4th July 2022

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