Laboratory Manager Sponsorship Visa Uk

March 9, 2023
£36.3 - £43.2 / year

Job Description

Job Description

UE07: £36,333 to £43,155 annually

School of Informatics in the Faculty of Science and Engineering

35 hours per week, full-time


The University of Edinburgh’s School of Informatics is accepting applications for a full-time, permanent position as manager of the robotics laboratories.

The Opportunity:

This position’s major objective is to develop and actively support the School’s well-established Robotics Laboratories, which were developed as a component of the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics.

The Institute of Perception, Action, and Behaviour, where the appointmentee will be situated, houses the majority of the facilities and technology.

Knowledge, skills, and experience

● A robotics background, such as from a specialized degree

● working knowledge of complicated hardware-software ecosystems and the use of robots in industry or research settings

● knowledge of running a research lab

● working knowledge of complicated mobile robot platforms, including humanoids

● Talents in project management and communication

Please make sure your submission includes a Resume and accompanying statement.

Only candidates who have been interviewed receive feedback.

Ram Ramamoorthy can be reached at for any additional questions.

As a respected team member, you can anticipate:

A stimulating, upbeat, inventive, demanding, and rewarding workplace. We assist you, develop your potential, and honor achievement. You will receive a competitive compensation package in addition to a wide range of employee perks, such as a sizable amount of paid vacation time, a defined benefit pension plan, staff discounts, family-friendly programs, flexible scheduling, and much more. Use our incentive calculator to determine the overall worth of pay and perks offered, and visit our staff benefits page for more details.

The University of Edinburgh has been recognized for its dedication to advancing gender equality in higher education with a Silver Athena SWAN award. We actively promote LGBT equality as Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions and members of the Racial Equality Charter.

You will need to provide proof of your permission to work in the UK if you are invited for an interview. You can find more details on our right to work webpages.

Unless otherwise specified, applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. GMT. The closing time on our advertisements automatically adjusts to your browser’s local time zone if you are applying from outside the UK.

The University is eligible to sponsor the hiring of foreign employees in this position. If accepted, an overseas applicant who needs sponsorship to work in the UK must meet the English language standards set forth by the UK Home Office and apply for and get a Skilled Worker Visa.

About us

As a top-ranked university with a strong focus on research, we are here to tackle today’s most pressing issues. By using a values-driven approach to teaching, research, and innovation between now and 2030, as well as the strength of our connections both locally and internationally, we will achieve this.

About the Team

Informatics is the study of information processing, storage, and communication in both natural and artificial systems. Information technology is expected to advance thanks to informatics research, which also promises to put information at the center of society, science, and technology in the twenty-first century. The School participates as a strategic partner in the Alan Turing Institute and, along with Heriot-Watt University, in the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics. These collaborations span many academic disciplines within the University and all three Colleges.

The School offers a favorable setting for a wide range of research projects aimed at comprehending computing in both man-made and natural systems. There are currently about 1000 undergraduate students, 320 MSc students, and 350 PhD students enrolled in our undergraduate and postgraduate programs, which draw students from all over the world.

At the University of Edinburgh, there are seven schools in the College of Science and Engineering, including informatics. It is renowned for its contributions to entrepreneurship, the caliber of its research, and the employability of its graduates (demand outpaces supply). Informatics at Edinburgh has continuously been rated as having more internationally exceptional and world-class research than any other submission in computer science and informatics since the inaugural Research Assessment Exercise in 1986.

The most recent REF 2014 results have once again shown that the UK has the highest concentration of our worldwide top-notch research. According to the most recent Times Higher Education ranking, this helps explain why our department is among the top 15 CS departments worldwide.

In addition to recognizing and appreciating diversity among all of our staff and students, we strive to make sure that our culture and processes encourage flexible and family-friendly working. The school has a robust program that offers assistance and chances for professional growth to all of its employees through networking, training, and mentorship.

A Silver Athena SWAN award has been given to the School of Informatics in recognition of our dedication to advancing gender equality in higher education and research.