[robotics-worldwide] Mechatronics Research Engineer Position at UBC

ecroft at mech.ubc.ca ecroft at mech.ubc.ca
Tue May 1 21:08:04 PDT 2012

We are pleased to announce an opening for a RESEARCH ENGINEER to
support two labs on the UBC campus (Vancouver, Canada) (www.ubc.ca)
involved in robotics and biomechanics. This staff position reports to
the Directors of the Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent
Systems Lab and theSensorimotor Systems Lab in the Institute for
Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS).   The research
engineer will be responsible for the installation, maintenance,
testing, and integration of new mechatronics equipment, such as
robots, grippers, automated wheelchairs and haptic input devices, as
well as the design, specification, acquisition and implementation of
electromechanical components such as sensors and motors. The position
also entails the technical supervision of undergraduates, graduate
students and post-doctoral fellows.  Qualifications for this position

*a combination of 5 years post graduate education + industrial experience,
*demonstrated mechanical, electrical and electronics design &
fabrication experience
*experience with low level software/firmware for real time control and
device integration,
*experience with instrumentation software such as LabVIEW and analysis
software such as Matlab.

An undergraduate degree in electrical, mechatronics, mechanical, or a
closely related engineering discipline is required, and a masters
degree is preferred.

To see more information and to apply, please consult posting number
#12766 at http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/staff.php.  The window
to receive applications is May 1-31, 2012.

This position is open to Canadians citizens and permanent residents.
The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is
committed to employment equity.  All qualified persons are encouraged
to apply.
Prof. Elizabeth Croft, Director, CARIS Lab, www.caris.mech.ubc.ca
Prof. Dinesh Pai, Director, Sensorimotor Systems Lab,
Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS).

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