[robotics-worldwide] CSIRO Research Director - Autonomous Systems - Brisbane Australia

Anthea.Roberts at csiro.au Anthea.Roberts at csiro.au
Tue Oct 10 16:56:53 PDT 2006

Research Director - Autonomous Systems

A competitive salary package of  AU$180k + may be negotiated.
CSIRO ICT Centre, Brisbane Australia
Reference Number: 2006/1277

The CSIRO ICT Centre is building a role for Australia as a global ICT
innovator by delivering leading-edge Information and Communication
Technology solutions for industry and society. The Centre has over 250
researchers across Australia working on a wide range of ICT technologies
and application areas.

We are seeking to appoint a Research Director of international standing
to lead our Autonomous Systems Laboratory. The successful applicant will
have an established international research record in the area of
autonomous systems or robotics and demonstrated leadership of a
significant research group.

The successful applicant to this rare opportunity will lead our
multi-disciplinary autonomous systems research laboratory with over 40
research scientists, engineers and technicians. The current investment
in the laboratory is over $10M with a substantial amount of funding
coming from externally focused research projects. The successful
applicant will be appointed to an indefinite position within the CSIRO
ICT Centre and upon appointment, to the role of Research Director for a
period of 5 years.

The role includes the maintenance and development of a range of national
and international relationships to ensure that the Centre's research
results deliver impact and that the technology is transferred to our
partners, industry and the community. This includes CSIRO Flagships
which are major research initiatives focused on national priorities.

The Autonomous Systems Laboratory is cantered at our Brisbane site
Pullenvale) with some staff also located at our Macquarie University

The laboratory has strength in robotics, multi-agent systems, wireless
sensor networks and medical imaging.  These strengths are applied to the
mining, electricity generation, natural resource and health sectors. The
science areas include robotics, distributed intelligence and medical

It is expected that the Research Director will shape and define the
research program and associated priorities within the Laboratory.

For details on how to apply and the Selection criteria please visit
http://recruitment.csiro.au/asp/job_details.asp?RefNo=2006%2F1277 or

Anthea Roberts
People & Culture Manager
Innovative ICT Transforming Australian Industries 
PO Box 664 Canberra ACT 2601
Building 108 North Road ANU Canberra
T: +61 2 6216 7034 F: +61 2 6216 7007 M: 0402 050039

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