[robotics-worldwide] Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Position in Mechatronics

Jayantha Katupitiya j.katupitiya at unsw.edu.au
Wed Jan 27 15:25:36 PST 2010

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Engineering
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
REF. 6922NET

Salary Level: A$78,459 - A$109,332 per year (plus 17% employer superannuation and leave loading)

The School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, being one of the major schools of the Faculty of Engineering, ranked within the world's top thirty by the Times Higher Education Supplement in 2008, has been active in excellent research and teaching for sixty years. It conducts a range of research programs in Aerospace Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Management, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Naval Architecture and related areas, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in the same five areas. It is also one of Australia's largest schools of Mechanical Engineering, having forty academic and research staff members and thirty-one professional and technical staff members. Research and teaching activities are supported by excellent laboratory and workshop facilities with office and laboratory space in two buildings.

The School is seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer with expertise in Non-Linear Control Systems and Industrial Automation. Applicants must have Control Systems bias in their research and will be expected to be involved in teaching of control of novel and conventional air and ground vehicles, robotics, autonomous systems and industrial automation. The successful applicant will work within the research group of Mechanical and Autonomous Systems. An area of research within this group focuses on heterogeneous collaboration of air and ground vehicles to achieve persistent autonomy. The successful applicant is expected to carry out research in the area of air vehicles stabilisation and flight stability. The position is full time with provision for conversion to continuing after three years, subject to satisfactory performance.  The position is available from February 2010.

Applicants should systematically address the selection criteria in their application.

Having read all the documentation, you may then direct any enquiries to either A/Prof Philip Mathew, Acting Head of School on (+61) 2 9385 4252 or email p.mathew at unsw.edu.au<mailto:p.mathew at unsw.edu.au> or A/Prof Jayantha Katupitiya on (+61) 2  9385 4096, email j.katupitiya at unsw.edu.au<mailto:j.katupitiya at unsw.edu.au>

Applications close : 14 February 2010

Dr Jayantha Katupitiya
Associate Professor
Director of Postgraduate Research and Coordinator of Mechatronic Engineering,
School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering,
The University of New South Wales,

Tel: +61 2 9385 4096
Fax: +61 2 9663 1222
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