[robotics-worldwide] Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in HRI - fixed-term opening at the University of Technology, Sydney

Jaime Valls Miro jaime.vallsmiro at eng.uts.edu.au
Sun May 31 22:12:22 PDT 2009

Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Robotics, HRI
(Job Ref: R270509)

Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology, University of 
Technology, Sydney.

(An on-line version of this opening can be found here: 
http://www.jobs.uts.edu.au/job/job_details.cfm?id=384966&from= )

The Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS) was established in 2003 as an 
ARC Centre of Research excellence in collaboration with The University 
of Sydney and the University of New South Wales. Its vision is to become 
the world leader and the national focus for research, development and 
commercial application of intelligent autonomous systems. CAS is the 
largest Centre of its kind in Australia and is second by size 
internationally in the mobile robotics field. The Centre’s current 
research focus is in sensing and perception in unknown environments, and 
applications for autonomous robots in infrastructure maintenance, urban 
search and rescue and port automation.

As part of the UTS research investment strategy, the UTS Node of the 
Centre is seeking to appoint up to three academic staff in the area of 
robotics, with expertise in human-robot interaction. Key areas of 
interest are intelligent and effective communication between humans and 
machines, and physical human interactive robots that are in direct 
contact with humans to conduct various tasks cooperatively.

The level of appointment will be from Lecturer to Associate Professor, 
depending on the credentials of applicants. With a PhD or equivalent in 
a relevant field as well as a proven track record or capability to 
acquire a track record in research through successful competitive grant 
outcomes and peer reviewed publications. The successful applicant/s will 
also be supervising higher degree research students as well as make a 
contribution to the teaching activities of the Faculty, as negotiated.

Appointment will be for a fixed-term period of 5 years. Appointee/s will 
be members of CAS (UTS Node) and the Faculty’s School of Electrical, 
Mechanical & Mechatronic Systems.

Salary range: Associate Professor $107,597 to $118,422 pa

Senior Lecturer $89,551 to $103,086 pa

Lecturer $73,149 to $86,846 pa

The University offers salary packaging plus attractive superannuation.

Application procedure:
Obtain selection criteria , which you need to address in your 
application here: 

Please include details of three referees in your CV.

To send through your application please follow the link:

Further details about CAS are available from the web at: 
http://www.cas.edu.au Information about the duties and responsibilities 
of the position as available from Professor Gamini Dissanayake, Director 
(UTS Node) at gdissa at uts.edu.au

Closing Date: 30 June 2009

UTS CRICOS Provider Code:  00099F
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