Chair or Associate/Assistant Professor Appointments in Robotics, Computer Vision and Autonomous Systems

Key duties and responsibilities

As part of its strategic expansion, Heriot-Watt now seeks to make appointments at Professor, Assistant or Associate Professor Level in the RAS area. Successful candidates will be located in the School of Engineering and Physical Science department. We seek candidates with an academic track record of research, able to contribute positively to our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching

Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum qualification: Doctorate

You will have knowledge and experience in the area of robotics, computer vision, Machine learning for sensor processing, computing and autonomous systems with a successful track record of obtaining external funding, as well as previous teaching and learning experience. A PhD in Robotics or related discipline is essential, along with evidence of vision, drive and determination to succeed. A confident and outgoing attitude is necessary, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

How to apply

Applications for this vacancy should be made online through the Heriot-Watt University iRecruit system.

Professor: Grade 10 from £ 57,047

Associate Professor: Grade 9, £47,801 £55,389 

Assistant Professor: Grade 7 £30,738 -37,786 or 8, £38,896 - £45,954

Duration  - Open ended.

For further information on this vacancy further please contact Prof David Lane - or Prof Yvan Petillot

Applications can be submitted up to midnight (UK time) on 9th September.

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