[robotics-worldwide] Post Doc Position - University of Cambridge UK

Brian Williams bpw26 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Nov 3 11:45:22 PST 2009

Research Associate in Visual Sensors and Control

Department of Engineering

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Vacancy Reference No: NA05908  Salary: £27,183-£35,469

Two positions exist for Research Assosciates to work on Visual Sensors
and Control. The project is funded by the EU Framework 7 program and
will involve collaboration with academic and commercial instutions in
Europe including EPFL, TU-Graz and Ubisense.

The project has two main parts: to create 3D topographic maps with
thermal overlays from a remote controlled blimp and to create a system
perform tracking system for implementing an outdoors augmented reality
application on a hand-held PC. The aim of the project is to provide
software infrastructure to support teams of users in on-site
monitoring of events and analysis of natural resources.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in computer vision or a
related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with
experience in real-time computer vision, robot guidance or machine
learning. Good experiance with C++ programming and mathematical
methods such as linear algebra and numerical optimization is required.

Further details may be obtained from Tom Drummond ( twd20 at cam.ac.uk ).
The cover sheet for applications, PD18 is available from
www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/personnel/forms/pd18/. Parts I, II and III
should be sent, with a letter and CV to [Dr Tom Drummond], Department
of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, (Tel +44 01223
765960, Fax +44 01223 332662, email twd20 at eng.cam.ac.uk).

* Limit of tenure: 31 May 2011

Closing date: 26 November 2009. Planned Interview dates: Selected
candidates will be interviewed as soon as possible after the closing

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are
eligible to live and work in the UK.

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