Assistant/Associate Professors in Signal and Image Processing

Heriot-Watt University - School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Location: Based at Riccarton Campus, near Edinburgh but with operation internationally.

Salary: Associate Professor – Grade 9: £49,149 – £56,950 / Assistant Professor – Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 or 8: £39,991 - £47,722 (salary dependent on experience and qualifications).

As a leading international technological University, Heriot-Watt University is recognised for its world-class research, knowledge exchange, and educational programmes, becoming Scottish University of the year in both 2011 and 2012. The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences is one of the most successful engineering faculties in the UK, rated number one in the UK (with University of Edinburgh) for research power in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment of UK research quality. With over £25 million annual research income it is a recognised research leader in Physics, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Chemistry. Computer Science in the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences was ranked equal 1st in the UK for its world-leading research environment as well as the impact of its research.

As part of its strategic expansion, Heriot-Watt seeks to make further appointments signal and image processing at the Assistant Professor and/or Associate Professor level. Successful candidates will be located in the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences. We seek candidates with outstanding academic track record of research, able to contribute positively to our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. You will have knowledge and experience in the wide area of signal and image processing (SIP). Candidates with specific expertise at the intersection between data science, machine learning, and SIP. You will have a successful track record of obtaining external funding, as well as previous teaching and learning experience. A PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, 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

For more information about the role and application details, please see our website www.hw.ac.uk/jobs.

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