Early Career Research Fellow in Autonomous Robots as Embodied Models of Mental Disorders

11 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Early Career Research Fellow in Autonomous Robots as Embodied Models of Mental Disorders

School of Computer Science

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum depending on skills and experience

Grade: UH7

Full time position working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

Fixed term contract for a period of five years

Are you a high performing Early Career Researcher looking to build success with the UK’s leading business-facing University?

The University of Hertfordshire is investing in its future research staff and infrastructure and is in the process of transitioning the delivery of its research under six Themes: Food; Global Economy; Health and Wellbeing; Heritage, Culture and Communities; Information and Security; Space.

It is essential that you have:

• A strong undergraduate honours degree in a relevant discipline.
• A strong PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Cybernetics, Cognitive Science, or other relevant disciplines.

The new Research Fellow post is offered for a five-year term in the first instance. It is our expectation, however, that the successful appointee will grow their research activities to become a permanent academic staff member by the end of that period.

The University offers a range of benefits including a guaranteed pension, professional development, family friendly policies and discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village.

For more information on the post, an opportunity to speak to the research leads, and to discuss how the University supports researcher development, please go to the relevant “Further Particulars” and “Job Description and Person Specification” documents on our website.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Lola Cañamero: L.Canamero@herts.ac.uk or Tel: + 44 (0)1707 284357 /+ 44 (0)7958 074606.

The completed application form accompanied by a full CV, list of publications and a statement of your current and proposed research should be submitted online.

Apply online at http://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

Ref: 014039

Closing date: 15 November 2016.