Professor of Cognitive Robotics

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
23 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Cognitive Robotics

College/Department: College of Science and Technology
School/Section: School of Science and Technology
Salary: Competitive
Location: Clifton Site
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We are looking for a Professor with world-leading expertise in cognitive robotics to contribute to research in the Computing and Informatics Research Centre of the School of Science and Technology. This post is one of a number of strategic investments to help deliver Nottingham Trent University’s ambitious plans to expand research expertise in selected areas. Your research interests may complement existing areas of strength in computational intelligence and cognitive robotics/automation. We will also consider applications from experts in other complementary areas of robotics. You will provide research leadership, helping to further strengthen the reputation of and culture in the Department of Computing and Technology. We offer an attractive start-up package and a highly collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment

Nottingham Trent University is renowned for leading edge research, strong links with industry and its excellent teaching that shape lives and society. Research in the School of Science and Technology is extremely strong in terms of outputs, funding income, and impact, particularly in biosciences and general engineering, including physical sciences, and with emerging strengths in computing and sport sciences. Our leading-edge research in X-Ray imaging systems for airport security was recognised by a Queen’s Award for Further and Higher Education in 2015. The University has made multi-million pound investments in both buildings and equipment at our Clifton campus, an award-winning “green” campus. Our new ISTEC building for research and teaching at Clifton will open this year, while new engineering and medical technology buildings are due for completion in 2019. The development of computer science for a range of interdisciplinary applications is central to the success of these initiatives. 

Additional Information: you can find out more about our research at

Please apply on-line, submitting a statement of achievement from the given template along with your CV and covering letter. Please refer to how you fit the person specification in your covering letter.

For any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact:
•    Professor Mary O’Neill, Dean of the School of Science and Technology on +44 (0)115 8486656, or via e-mail 
Closing date: 23 July 2017
Interview date: 16 August 2017 & 21 September 2017

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Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.