The University of Manchester Presidential Academic Fellowship in Industry 4.0, Robotics, AI and Human Factors University of Manchester, Science & Engineering United Kingdom

The University of Manchester Presidential Academic Fellowship: Industry 4.0, Robotics, AI and Human Factors


Closing Date : 03/04/2018


Employment Type : Permanent


Duration : Subject to 4 years' probation, commencing September 2018


Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering


School/Directorate :


Division :


Hours Per week : Full-time and part-time applications considered


Salary : £39,992 - £49,149


Location : Sackville Street, Manchester


Job Reference : S&E-011340


Creative, ambitious and keen to develop transformative research, you will relish this excellent opportunity to drive your academic career to a higher level. As an impressive early career academic, you’ll recognise that securing a Presidential Academic Fellowship at the University of Manchester will empower you to unlock your potential. In addition to a good salary for the duration of your Fellowship, you’ll receive several thousand pounds per annum for research support costs and access to key technology platforms. While you’ll be expected to dedicate some time to teaching, most of your time will be free to pursue outstanding research of international excellence. You can look forward to mentoring and assistance in winning external funding and awards.

 

As a Presidential Academic Fellow, you will join a Faculty with a pioneering heritage - from Rutherford splitting the atom, to Turing helping to develop the world’s first computer, and the team which isolated graphene. Marrying brilliant science, engineering excellence and world-leading research, with a focus on the needs of industry, we are a leading knowledge partner underpinning the economy. We’re particularly keen to hear from you if you have an interest in industry 4.0 - automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies, including cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things, cloud computing and cognitive computing. You’ll build on our rich body of research which covers data analytics, robotics and machine learning, plus economic, social, cultural, ethical and human behavioural factors relating to tech, automation and data analytics.

 

To join us, you will need a relevant PhD or equivalent qualification. You’ll bring to the role a sustained record of publication output. Crucially, you will demonstrate the ability to develop a coherent world-leading research programme, with new concepts and ideas to extend intellectual understanding. You have what it takes to organise resources and deliver results to deadlines. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills also equip you to build a team, and to inspire and engage students. The determination to win your own funding will be key to your success.

 

To discover more please visit www.brightest-minds.manchester.ac.uk

 

The University of Manchester is committed to building a culturally diverse institution where all staff and students can flourish and feel valued for their contribution and individuality. Our policies and practices are designed to encourage talented people, whatever their background, to work and study here.



Applications are particularly welcomed from women and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants. All appointments are made on merit.

 

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.


Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Jen Taylor
Email: FSEPresidentialFellowships@manchester.ac.uk

 

General enquiries:
Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk
Tel: 0161 275 4499

 

Technical support:
Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk
Tel: 0161 850 2004


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date. We currently anticipate that interviews will be held in May.

 

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria, and the guidance notes on submitting your application.


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