Job opportunity: “Full Professor in Agri-Robotics”
Lincoln Institute of Agri-Food Technology / Lincoln Centre for Autonomous Systems, University of Lincoln, UK
Location: Brayford Campus
Closing Date: Saturday 09 July 2016
Interview Date: Tuesday 16 August 2016
Dynamic leadership, inspirational academics and significant financial investment have seen our reputation for research and learning go from strength to strength. We’re looking for exceptional people with a relentless focus on improvement. Join us in shaping the next stage of our exciting future.
The creation of the new Lincoln Institute of Agri-food Technology is a milestone in the development of the University of Lincoln and our College of Science.
Situated in the agricultural heartland of the UK, the Institute is a focal point for the University’s strategic development of agri-food technology as a key thematic specialism and builds on our current strengths. Through research areas including agri-robotics, food manufacturing, agronomy, biotechnology and ecology, we are aiming to serve our community and the whole world by contributing to regional development and global food security.
The Chair in Agri-robotics is key to the development of the Institute. You will aim to build LIAT’s profile in agri-robotics and establish an international reputation in the subject, securing funding and publishing world class research. You will take a substantive position in one of our LIAT-affiliated schools, and will also have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the Institute’s strategic development plan.
You will be a highly experienced academic with expertise in a relevant area of robotics or autonomous systems, with relevance to the application to agriculture. In addition to an outstanding publication record, you will bring a proven ability to join up academic and industrial stakeholders to facilitate high class research. You will also bring successful experience of attracting research/enterprise funding.
Please contact our external advisor Sabrina Vieth at Perrett Laver on +44 0207 340 6251 or by email Sabrina.Vieth@perrettlaver.com for an informal conversation about this opportunity.