[robotics-worldwide] Postdoctoral Researchers in Robotics, CSIR, South Africa

Simukai Utete sutete at csir.co.za
Wed Mar 16 12:12:33 PDT 2011

Postdoctoral Researchers in Robotics, CSIR, South Africa

The CSIR Modelling and Digital Science (MDS) unit has temporary one-year
positions for
Postdoctoral Researchers in the Mobile Intelligent Autonomous Systems
(MIAS) Emerging 
Research Area (ERA).

The MIAS group undertakes innovative research in field robotics. The
main MIAS research 
areas are perception (including computer vision), navigation, planning
and machine learning. 

The group offers the opportunity to work on exciting research projects,
in a dedicated lab 
with state-of-the-art robotics platforms, sensors and equipment.

The successful candidates will work on one or more MIAS projects.  Group
projects are in:
- Mining robotics – development of a platform for performing autonomous
inspections in underground mines; 
- Intelligent manipulation – planning, control, learning and active
vision for
development of an intelligent manipulator;
- Mule robotics.

Information on the MIAS group can be found at:

To apply, please see
Closing date: 31 March 2011

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