University of Edinburgh

Faculty Hire in Robotics (Reader/Lecturer)

The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh is recruiting a tenured faculty in Robotics and Control (Keywords: Manipulation, Planning and Control) -- at Lecturer (US equivalent Assistant Professorship - but with tenure) or where appropriate, at Reader (Associate Professorship) level. Applications are invited from leading researchers and rising stars with a demonstrated track history of world class publications and hands-on experience with real world platforms.

Position filled - Learning to grasp movable objects based on tactile information

One fully funded 4-year industry sponsored UK/EU studentship is available in Edinburgh starting September 2017 as part of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems at the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics. Sponsorship will be provided by Honda Research Institute Europe whose main research focus is Intelligent Systems. Intelligent systems will shape our future in a variety of forms, ranging from accident-free mobility to cognitive robotics and from smart process management to the efficient use of resources.