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Lecturer in Robotics, Automation and Control Engineering

School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £39,347 to £46,974 per annum
Closing Date:  Thursday 25 July 2024
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  TE3148-24-237

The School Architecture, Technology and Engineering prides itself on providing a welcoming, supportive, and positive working environment.  We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Robotics, Automation and Control Engineering to join our vibrant team of Engineering and Computing staff.

Your role will be to deliver to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the relevant Engineering / Computing subject area.  You will contribute to the design and teaching of the material / modules within the relevant Engineering subject areas as well as offering final year projects in these areas.  You should also be able to demonstrate a commitment to high quality learning and teaching across all levels of Higher Education within the UK and internationally.  You will be supported to gain an accredited UK teaching qualification.

All our academic staff act as personal tutors to provide pastoral care to our students. The role requires listening, interpersonal and pastoral care skills to deal with sensitive issues concerning students, appreciate individual students' needs and circumstances, and refer students as appropriate to the specialist services that can provide further help.

In order to be successful in this role, you should have:

  • A relevant degree in Engineering (or a closely related discipline). 
  • Up-to-date, sound knowledge and experience of Engineering in general and Robotics, Automation, and Control Engineering in particular. Application and/or experience of neuro robotics will be desirable.
  • A high-quality research profile (consistent with career stage) and evidence of the potential to develop an externally funded research programme.
  • Gained, or working towards, the membership with relevant professional bodies.

As the successful applicant you will become a member of one of the research centres with access to world class laboratories and field equipment within the School. 

This is a full-time post (37.0 hours per week), however we welcome applications from candidates seeking job share.

If you would like an informal discussion before applying, please contact Zuhaib Khan ( or Yan Wang (

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The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.



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