[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] a PostDoc at the Oxford Mobile Robotics Group

Paul Newman pnewman at robots.ox.ac.uk
Wed Feb 19 08:46:13 PST 2014

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Mobile Robotics

We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Mobile Robotics research group at the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford). The post is funded by the TSB and is fixed-term until 29 February 2016.

The successful applicant will work with Professor P Newman and Professor I Posner within the Oxford Mobile Robotics Group. The prime project concerns large-scale infrastructure free navigation (using vision or laser) with a view to applying this in the rail industry for asset discovery and monitoring. The successful applicant will take a leadership role in running this 2 year project and coordinate trials, data gathering and technical research activity. 

Applicants should have completed their PhD research in a relevant discipline, with a strong background in robotics, machine learning and computer vision. Truly excellent programming skills which can or have been applied to the machine vision and robotics domains are absolutely essential. A demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, good linux skills and the ability to work to deadlines are also essential. Informal enquiries may be addressed to the project lead Professor Paul Newman: pnewman at robots.ox.ac.uk.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 26 March 2014 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter, a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position and project ), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application. 

You can find further particulars about this role on this website   http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/about-us/jobs   under  job number 112053

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