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Chair in Artificial Intelligence for Cyber-physical Systems
University of Sheffield

Date Posted Jul. 18, 2022
Title Chair in Artificial Intelligence for Cyber-physical Systems
University University of Sheffield
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Department Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
Application Deadline Sep. 30, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
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The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering invites applications for the position of Chair of Artificial Intelligence for Cyber-physical Systems.  We seek to recruit a Chair to provide academic leadership and drive forward our research agenda, in an area of strategic importance for the University and Department.

We are looking for a visionary researcher, with a strong international reputation, world leading research publications and a strong track record of research funding in the following or related areas:

  • AI methodologies for design, optimisation, and operation of CPSs;
  • Applications of high-dimensional statistics to CPSs modelling and analysis;
  • Machine learning for estimation, forecasting, and optimisation of complex dynamical systems;
  • Cybersecurity and safety or Cyber-physical systems;
  • Advanced autonomy and cooperation with humans and other CPSs.

You will hold a PhD and be able to demonstrate an outstanding research reputation in the area, evidenced by publication track record, grant capture and typical esteem indicators.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University.

To find out more about the University of Sheffield and the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering and why Sheffield is a remarkable place to work, please visit our website pages:

  • 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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