[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Reminder: Applications closing soon for multiple marine robotics positions at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR)
stefanw at acfr.usyd.edu.au
Wed Jan 13 12:43:13 PST 2016
*Academic and Technical Support Positions - Marine Robotics*
*Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology*
*Australian Centre for Field Robotics, University of Sydney*
The Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) is currently seeking to
fill a number of roles in its marine systems group. The ACFR is based in
the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (AMME) at
the University of Sydney. It is dedicated to the research, development,
application and dissemination of field robotics principles. Its marine
systems group leads Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS)
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) facility, and undertakes marine surveys
at sites around Australia and overseas.
The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an
outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence.
We are currently seeking to appoint the following positions:
- *Postdoctoral Research Associate* – Computational Imaging for Marine
Robotics: Reference no. 2624/1114A
Two year fixed term research position: undertake fundamental and applied
research related to the development, design and deployment of novel
computational imaging systems using lightfield or plenoptic cameras in
challenging underwater applications.
- *Postdoctoral Research Associate / Research Fellow* – Acoustic
Communications: Reference no. 2537/1115
Two year fixed term research position: research related to the development
of algorithms to improve the feedback link between an AUV and an operator
by developing novel acoustic communication schemes that exploit
developments in machine learning, network, and communication theory.
- *Technical Officer AUV systems/field operations*: Reference no.
One year fixed term (renewable subject to performance and availability of
funding) technical support role: provide technical and logistical support
for the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) Autonomous Underwater
Vehicle (AUV) Facility; maintain and deploy advanced robotic systems in the
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers
website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference
number for more information and to apply.
*CLOSING DATE*: 11.30pm AEST, Sunday 17 January 2016
The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity,
diversity and social inclusion.
Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with
disabilities are encouraged.
As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number
of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the
institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander descent are also encouraged.
© The University of Sydney
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.
Stefan B. Williams
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Rose St Bldg J04
University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia
Ph: +61 2 9351 8152
Fax: +61 2 9351 7474
Mob: +61 403 849 183
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