[robotics-worldwide] Research Scientist position - CSIRO Australia

Ashley Tews Ashley.Tews at csiro.au
Sun Aug 12 19:56:44 PDT 2007

CSIRO ICT Centre, Brisbane  

Research Scientist - Mining Robotics

$75k - $101k AUD per annum + Superannuation

Ref. No: 2007/694

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.

The Autonomous System Laboratory in the ICT Centre is seeking to appoint
a motivated and experienced robotics/mechatronics researcher who has a
hands-on approach and enjoys getting things done. The role includes
research and development of sensing, control and navigation strategies
for ground-based robotic applications in the mining industry and also
covers the development of hardware and software modules for these
applications. The group is looking to expand its capabilities in
object/feature extraction from various sensor streams so skills in this
area are highly desirable.

The role requires strong software skills, including embedded systems
applications, and a sound understanding of the software design cycle.
The ideal candidate will also possess skills in the surrounding
engineering disciplines including mechanical, electronic and electrical
aspects. There is also scope for further work in the development of
web-based user interfaces for machinery control.

For selection documentation and details on how to apply, visit
www.csiro.au/careers Alternatively contact 1300 301 509

Applications close 26 August 2007.

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