[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Robotics Systems

Bruce MacDonald b.macdonald at auckland.ac.nz
Wed Apr 20 19:59:14 PDT 2016


The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading university. The 
University of Auckland has a strong international focus and is the only 
New Zealand member of Universitas 21 and the Association of Pacific Rim 
Universities - international consortia of research-led universities.

Auckland UniServices Limited is the commercial research, knowledge 
transfer and custom education company for the University of Auckland – 
dedicated to connecting the University’s capabilities to business and 
investors, Government and the community. UniServices is a wholly-owned 
company of the University of Auckland.

UniServices together with the University of Auckland now require a 
talented individual with good people skills to work as a postdoctoral 
researcher in the center for Automation and Robotic Engineering Science 
(CARES). This role will be responsible for the research, development, 
and evaluating robotics software systems for a variety of projects 
including healthcare robotics and orchard robotics.

As a postdoctoral fellow researcher, you will work in a team in the 
CARES group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. 
Your role will be varied as you will be developing new research concepts 
and software systems 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 including communication with partners both 
inside and outside NZ.

You will bring to the role a passion for research and engineering, 
advanced software skills, a high level of interpersonal skill that 
enables you to interact comfortably with a range of people, as well as 
strong practical and problem solving ability.

The position is available on a fixed term contract for one to two years 

Please see the job description at:


and follow the steps to send your cover letter and CV by 20 May 2016.

For further information please contact: Bruce MacDonald (email 
b.macdonald at auckland.ac.nz)

Best Regards,

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