[robotics-worldwide] Robotics Engineer post available: University of Birmingham, UK

Jeremy Wyatt jlw at cs.bham.ac.uk
Wed Feb 6 03:57:38 PST 2013

Robotics Engineer
Salary from £27,854 to £38,522 a year.

The Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at the University of Birmingham is 
seeking a
Robotics Engineer and Designer. This post will lead procurement, design, 
and development of advanced robot hardware and software, with ultimate
responsibility for the full range of design from mechanical and 
electrical through to
control and low level software. You will also be responsible for 
management of the
robotics laboratory. You should have a degree in Engineering, Computing, 
Physics, or a
closely related subject, and graduate experience in some aspect of robot 
design. In
particular the  successful candidate will have:

- Strong mechanical design and systems integration skills
- Knowledge of CNC machining, PCB prototyping and production
- Knowledge of several of: computer aided design; circuit design; 
control systems;
    real-time or embedded software development; microcontroller 
    software development in C/C++; instrumented experimentation; 
software engineering;
    finite element analysis/numerical modelling of physical systems
- Skilled use of mechanical computer aided design software (e.g. 
SolidWorks); Linux,
    Windows, MacOSX; real-time operating systems.

The Intelligent Robotics Laboratory has 20 researchers and is active in 
several areas of
robotics.  The appointment is part of a university investment in 
robotics as part of the
Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics (CN-CR).

Informal Enquiries should be made to Dr Jeremy L Wyatt 
(j.l.wyatt at cs.bham.ac.uk) and
Dr Michael Mistry (m.n.mistry at cs.bham.ac.uk) in the first instance.

Formal applications for the fellowship must also be submitted via the  
University. To
download the details and submit an electronic application online visit:
www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs . Click on the current vacancies link. Then type 
the reference
number below into the search box to retrieve the necessary details.

Reference:   43996
Closing date:   6 March 2013

Dr Jeremy L Wyatt
Reader in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
School of Computer Science
University of Birmingham
www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~jlw  || +44 121 414 4788

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