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Teaching Fellow/Senior Teaching Fellow in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Salary:  Teaching Fellow: £39,992 to £47,722
Senior Teaching Fellow: £49,149 to £56,950
Placed On:  Friday 09 February 2018
Closing Date:  Sunday 11 March 2018
Interview Date:  Friday 11 May 2018
Reference:  CT5628

The Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering is currently recruiting for a Teaching Fellow/Senior Teaching Fellow in Robotics and Autonomous Systems, a joint appointment with the Department of Computer Science. The post is part of the University’s investment in its expanding multi-disciplinary robotics teaching and research and will have a major role in our new MSc Robotics & Autonomous Systems, see http://www.bath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate-2018/taught-postgraduate-courses/msc-robotics-and-autonomous-systems/.

Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and, ideally, a PhD and a higher education teaching qualification or professional recognition; please see the job description and person specification for the specific duties and criteria for TF and STF levels. The Department has a strong record in both research and teaching and close collaborations with industry. 91% of its research activity was graded as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 and it is consistently very highly placed in the National Student Survey, for example 95.76% Overall Satisfaction in NSS 2017, ranked 4th in the UK.

In addition to a full CV, applicants must provide a separate teaching statement of up to 4 pages to cover their teaching background and experience, and explicitly state which modules in the new MSc they would be able to deliver. The ability to contribute to the new MEng Robotics Engineering http://www.bath.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-2018/electronic-and-electrical-engineering/meng-robotics-engineering/ and MSc Machine Learning & Autonomous Systems (Department of Computer Science) would be an advantage.

The post-holder will join a successful and expanding department and benefit from the peer support of a large group of Early Career Researchers, in additional to senior staff. The University of Bath is based on an attractive campus on the edge of the World Heritage City of Bath and offers the lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful areas in the country.

Prior to drawing up a shortlist, potential candidates may be invited to give a Skype presentation on their teaching interests.

We encourage the development of a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer excellent benefits, with options for flexible working. Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply. For an informal discussion about the positions, please contact Dr Adrian Evans, Head of Department on +44 (0) 1225 386330, email a.n.evans@bath.ac.ukor Professor Peter Wilson on +44 (0) 1225 386828, email p.r.wilson@bath.ac.uk.

For further information and to apply please see www.bath.ac.uk/jobs.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.