The Department of Electronic Engineering at York is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic researcher to undertake and develop new research to support the research undertaken by the Head of Department, Professor Andy Tyrrell. Applications are invited for a full-time fixed term contract for a Research Fellow in Evolutionary Robotics.
You will contribute to the research and development of physical robots, algorithms, tools and software design for implementation in various robot environments. Your main responsibilities will be the development of biologically-inspired algorithms and mechanisms that can be used to design robots. You will contribute to and/or lead on the production of research outputs and research outcomes, including writing up research work for publication in high profile journals and engaging in public dissemination. You will participate actively in the planning and management of research projects, including supervising the work of others; provide expert advice and guidance; and will work closely with other academic and industrial partners in the area of evolutionary robotics.
Essential criteria for the position are:
The role requires you to have:
In addition, you will be able to work as part of a team and also to work independently using your own initiative.
This is a fixed term contract until 31 July 2022.
Interview date: 29 April 2021
For informal enquiries: Please contact Head of Department, Professor Andy Tyrrell at email@example.com, or if you would like to talk to someone about working in the Department please contact Dr Jude Brereton, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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