[robotics-worldwide] Postdoc researcher, Robotics Lab, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Bruce MacDonald b.macdonald at auckland.ac.nz
Fri Jan 25 14:10:33 PST 2013

The Robotics Group at the University of Auckland seeks a highly 
motivated and talented postdoc researcher for ongoing projects in 
robotic systems.

UniServices is Australasia's largest commercialisation company of its 
kind. Owned by the University of Auckland, the company is responsible 
for all research-based consultancy partnerships and commercialisation 
based around the expertise of the University of Auckland. The 
environment is challenging, interesting and team focused. We are a $130 
million business achieving significant growth! UniServices' open 
innovation and world-class thinking has global impacts and as the 
company continues to grow, the opportunities for learning, professional 
and personal growth are enormous.

We now require a talented individual for an 18 month fixed term contract 
to work as a postdoctoral researcher in the Robotics laboratory, 
applying robotic technology in healthcare and agriculture, focused on 
software systems and tools for robotics and on human-robot interaction.

The Robotics laboratory, based in the Department of Electrical and 
Computer Engineering, is undertaking multidisciplinary projects 
including robotics engineers, scientists, psychologists, and healthcare 
specialists. As Research Engineer, your role will be varied as you will 
be developing new research concepts driven by practical applications, 
integrating the variety of technology developed for the project, working 
alongside researchers in a variety of disciplines, and supporting the 
practical trials of robots in the field and with companies in NZ and 

You will bring to the role a passion for research and engineering, 
interpersonal skills that enable you to interact comfortably with a 
range of people, excellent computing skills (including a high level of 
programming ability), strong practical and problem solving ability.

Please apply at:


and follow the steps to upload your CV and covering letter.

For more information please contact Bruce MacDonald on +64 9 923 8157 or 
email b.macdonald at auckland.ac.nz

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