Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Imaging and Sensing Systems

University of Glasgow – James Watt School of Engineering

College of Science & Engineering

Salary: Grade 7/8/9; £35,845 - £40,322 / £44,045 - £51,034 / £52,560 - £59,135 per annum

Applications for the post are welcome in any research areas in Imaging and Sensing Systems that complement the existing strengths within the School. The post-holder will develop, lead and sustain research of international standard in machine vision and sensing components and systems,contribute to teaching, assessment, project supervision and curriculum design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and participate in School management and organisation.

The School is wishing to appoint a research leader in the area of Imaging and Sensing Systems. The successful candidate will grow a team developing systems and components in machine vision and sensing (distance, force, proximity, temperature, chemical, etc.), finding primary application in areas such as autonomous vehicles and Ai-controlled robots. The successful candidate will establish collaborations with colleagues in the College in the development of new electronic, photonic, and/or magnetic components, and more widely in new system applications.

The University of Glasgow, established in 1451, is a member of the UK's Russell Group of leading universities. The University is committed to enhancing its position as one of the world's great broad-based research-intensive universities.

The James Watt School of Engineering is comprised of 5 Research Divisions including: Aerospace Sciences; Biomedical Engineering; Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering; Infrastructure and Environment; and Systems, Power and Energy. The School has 130 staff engaged in all aspects of research and teaching. The annual research income of the School is £19m, and the School is home to the James Watt Nanofabrication Centre, the National Wind Tunnel Facility, the Electronic Systems Design Centre and the Centre for Medical and Industrial Ultrasonics.

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We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

As an Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder, the James Watt School of Engineering has equality, diversity and inclusion at its heart, and actively supports applications from all sections of society.

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