Research Associate in Tactile Hands

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
01 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Research Associate in Tactile Hands 

Job number   ACAD103044 
Division/School  School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths 
Contract type  Fixed term contract staff 
Working pattern  Full time 
Salary   £32,548 to £36,613 per annum 
Closing date for applications  13-Dec-2017 
The University of Bristol and Bristol Robotics Laboratory invites applications for an immediate position in Tactile Robot Hands.
The successful candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team in Tactile Robotics (PI N. Lepora), working on an Impact Acceleration Award ‘Tactile Smart Grasping System’. 
The position is based in the Bristol Robotic Laboratory, the largest centre for multi-disciplinary robotics research in the UK, and the Department of Engineering Mathematics at the University of Bristol.
You will have experience supporting research projects of similar scope and working with researchers and other technicians in a research context. In addition to a strong technical support track record you will also have excellent communication skills and the enthusiasm to work in a friendly multi-disciplinary team.
It is anticipated that interviews will take place immediately after application closure, and the anticipated start will be as soon as possible thereafter. This post is offered on a fixed term contract for 4 months.
Please note interviews will take place on Friday 15th December 2017. 

Informal enquiries can be made to: Nathan Lepora (

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.   

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