[robotics-worldwide] Robotics Job Vacancies at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi

Lakmal Seneviratne lakmal.seneviratne at kustar.ac.ae
Wed Jul 14 22:46:21 PDT 2010


Can I please request for this advertisement (below) to be circulated to the Robotics Worldwide mailing list?

Many thanks


Khalifa University Employment

Faculty and Postdoctoral Researchers in Robotics at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi

A new research group in Robotics is currently being established in the Faculty of Engineering at the Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE. We have a number of job opportunities, at both Faculty and Postdoctoral level, in the general area of robotics. Candidates with experience in  (i) Medical/Bio Robotics, (ii) Autonomous Navigation and (iii) Autonomous Grasping and Manipulation, will be particularly welcome.

Khalifa Univeristy: Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) is a new, multi-cultural, co-educational institution supported by the government of Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Degrees are offered at bachelors, masters and doctoral levels in the main Engineering disciplines, including Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. KUSTAR has a grand vision to be recognized as one of the leading universities in the world. It is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce that strengthens the University's leadership in research and education.

Highly competitive, tax free, salary and benefits will be offered to the right candidates.

Main Duties: The successful candidates will join the Faculty of Engineering at KUSTAR and pursue research in Robotics. They will have the opportunity to initiate and lead funded projects and work in interdisciplinary teams.  They will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Engineering and perform administrative work.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) and a proven ability to do excellent scientific research in Robotics, as evidenced by their publications.  For faculty positions, candidates should have demonstrated potential for quality teaching.

Please send your CV, including a list of publications, quoting reference KU-139 (Faculty vacancies) or KU-140 (Postdoctoral vacancies), to: careers at kustar.ac.ae. Full consideration is guaranteed for applications received before September 15th, 2010.

For more information please contact Professor Lakmal Seneviratne, Head of Robotics  Group, at lakmal.seneviratne at kustar.ac.ae

Dr. Lakmal Seneviratne
Professor of Robotics,  (Abu Dhabi Campus)
Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research (KUSTAR)
P.O.Box 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE
T: +971-(0)2-4018069
F: +971-(0)2-4472442
E: lakmal.seneviratne at kustar.ac.ae

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