[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Postdoc / Research Associate in Computer Vision at UNSW, Sydney, Australia

Mark Whitty m.whitty at unsw.edu.au
Sat Aug 27 01:19:48 PDT 2016

A position is available at UNSW Australia for a Research Associate with
experience in Computer Vision.

   - *One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities*
   - *Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion*
   - *Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning
   from the best*

*At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people
come to do their best work.*

The School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering is Australia’s top
Mechanical Engineering School (ARWU).

*About the role*

   - $84K -  $87K per year, plus superannuation and leave loading
   - Fixed Term for 10 months
   - Full-time

The position objective is to contribute to the successful completion of a
Wine Australia project supported by the South Australian Research and
Development Institute and Australian Wine Research Institute. The project
involves the analysis of data collected from smartphones for measuring vine
water stress and development of algorithms for automating the analysis.

*Key duties*

   - Do original research into image processing methods for assessment of
   vine water stress in conjunction with the research group
   - Design experiments for field data collection and manage the collected
   data in collaboration with field scientists
   - Implement and evaluate the methods on data collected from the field
   - Support the development of smartphone applications to assess vine
   water stress

*About the successful applicant*

To be successful in this role you will:

   - Have a PhD or equivalent obtained or is forthcoming in Mechatronic
   Engineering or Computer Science or a related field
   - Have a proven track record of high quality international peer reviewed
   publications in image processing or robotics
   - Have practical experience in one or more of the following areas: image
   processing, statistical analysis, machine learning
   - Demonstrate experience in using OpenCV as well as Python or Matlab
   - Demonstrate experience in programming cross-platform mobile
   applications (desirable but not required)

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the
position description in your application. Please apply online -
applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


Mark Whitty <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__research.unsw.edu.au_people_dr-2Dmark-2Dwhitty&d=DQIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=JXo4x3PKKdEJZeQJ2W9JBV_MlzD7jejbTbwsvge0Gdo&s=p9QhOnCj2eV2ICXoB2Hdd74B6MgKNAimSlhiTyq2jAU&e= >

Smart Robotic Viticulture group: www.robotics.unsw.edu.au/srv

*E:* m.whitty at unsw.edu.au

*T:* (61 2) 9385 4230

*Applications close: 8th September 2016*

*Job ID: *56767
*Direct link*:

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