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

University of Hertfordshire - School of Computer Science

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

Grade: UH7

FTE: This is a full time position working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

Duration of contract: Fixed term contract for a period of five years

Contact Details: For informal enquiries please contact Dr Lola Cañamero: L.Canamero@herts.ac.uk or Tel: + 44 (0)1707 284357 or + 44 (0)7958074606

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 his / her research activities to become a permanent academic staff member by the end of that period.

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.

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.

Closing date: 15 November 2016    

Reference number: 014039

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

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

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