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Lecturer in Control and Systems Engineering
University of Sheffield

Date Posted Mar. 25, 2019
Title Lecturer in Control and Systems Engineering
University University of Sheffield
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Department Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
Application Deadline Apr. 24, 2019
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
  • Water Resources Engineering
    Transportation Engineering
    Structural Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE) invites applications to the position of Lecturer in Control and Systems Engineering. We would like to appoint in one of the following areas: Machine Learning and AI for Engineering, Signal Processing, Autonomous Systems and Robotics, Bioengineering, Systems Biology, Sythetic Biology, Aerospace Engineering, Digital Manufacturing, Intelligent Sensing and Data Analytics, Complex Systems Modelling and Analysis, Optimisation and Decision Support Systems, or a related area.

We are looking for innovative and visionary researchers who are able to develop, lead and sustain research of international standing in control and systems engineering through high-quality research publications, research grant income and impact generation.

You will be passionate about working to address the current and future research challenges in the field and to develop, apply and evaluate new solutions that benefit society and industry.

You will maintain the department’s reputation for teaching excellence by contributing to our undergraduate and graduate courses, designing, delivering and assessing high quality teaching programs.

In addition to cultivating a world-class research profile and maintaining teaching excellence, experience and capability in developing cross-disciplinary collaborations and a willingness to contribute to the collegiate life in the department and research centres is also essential.

You will hold a PhD (or be close to completion) and be able to demonstrate potential to conduct world-leading research in one of our core research themes: Autonomy, Complexity and Intelligence, whilst working collaboratively across disciplines.

  • The University of Sheffield, in accordance with the general intention of its Charter, confirms its commitment to a comprehensive policy of Equal Opportunities in employment in which individuals are selected and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities and are given Equal Opportunities within the University. The aim of this policy is to ensure that no job applicant or employee should receive less favourable treatment on any grounds not relevant to good employment practice. The University is committed to a programme of action to make this policy fully effective.

    It is the University’s policy as an employer to treat all people with dignity and respect, equally irrespective of any of the ‘Protected Characteristics’ as defined by the Equality Act 2010. The protected characteristics are age, disability including mental health, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation and the University will not tolerate discrimination against employees on any of these grounds. The University’s Policy on the Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders will also be taken into account.

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Contact Information

  • Rebecca Fieldsend
    Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
    University of Sheffield
    Sheffield, Yorkshire
    United Kingdom
  • 01142225134


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