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    Two Lectureships in Interactive systems

    We are seeking lecturers in the Interactive Systems group at the School of Systems Engineering at the University of Reading. We are particularly keen to encourage those with biomedical interests. Readers of this list may be interested to know we have longstanding interest in biomedical engineering with work on Functional Electrical Stimulation (Dr. W. Holderbaum and Prof B. Andrews), Rehabilitation and medical robotics (Dr W. Harwin), VR in medicine (Prof P. Sharkey), and medical image processing (Dr V. Ruiz).

    More general details of the position are given below, but please feel free to contact either myself or Professor Sharkey ( for further information

    William Harwin (

    =========================Job Advert==================

    5 Lecturers
    Closing Date: 13/02/2004
    Reference Number: AC0405
    Department: School of Systems Engineering
    Post Type: Permanent
    Pay scale: Lecturer B £27,174 - £34,838 per annum
    Contact Details:

    Application form and further particulars available from the
    Personnel Office, The University of Reading, Whiteknights,
    PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH, telephone 0118 378 6771 (voicemail).
    Email giving full name and address.
    Application Forms are also available from Please
    quote reference number AC0405.

    We are seeking to appoint five well-motivated applicants with
    an established (or fast developing) research record. These
    new appointments will reinforce the School’s commitment to
    high quality research and teaching.

    The School of Systems Engineering submitted groups under 2 Units
    of Assessment in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise and obtained
    a Grade 5 for Electronic and Electrical Engineering and a Grade
    4 for Computer Science.

    The School is seeking strong candidates with research interests
    that complement those of our existing School Research Groups
    (Ambient Pervasive Intelligence; Applied Software Engineering;
    Cybernetic Intelligence; Interactive Systems; Instrumentation
    & Signal Processing; and Parallel, Emergent & Distributed
    Architectures). Candidates with strengths in biomedical applications
    will be particularly welcome. The ability to teach to a high standard
    and potential for inter-disciplinary and collaborative work both
    within the School and with other Schools within the University
    will also be considered.

    Information about the School can be found on the School web page
    at Informal enquiries may be made to
    Professor Rachel Harrison, Director of Research, email, telephone +44 (0) 118 378 8615 or
    Professor G M Megson, Head of School, email
    telephone +44 (0) 118 378 8600. Enquiries specific to the posts in
    biomedical engineering & cybernetics can be made to Prof. Paul
    Sharkey, email, telephone +44 (0)118 931 6704

    Dr W.S. Harwin
    email: or
    Tel: +44 (0) 118 3786792 (direct)
    Fax: +44 (0) 118 3788220
    Tel: +44 (0) 118 9316792 (direct - old version)
    Department of Cybernetics, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AY, UK
    Gentle/s: Robot mediated stroke rehabilitation -
    Research and Teaching -
    Tutor for graduate admissions -

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