[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Research engineer: Robotics systems - University of Auckland
b.macdonald at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Aug 21 21:42:20 PDT 2018
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university, with a
turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated
across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. The Faculty
of Engineering offers a diverse and active community for research at
postgraduate level and above, ranked 38th in the world in the QS World
Our robotics laboratory is well known for robotics software development,
including tools and systems. We now require a talented individual to
work as an experienced research engineer focusing on software in the
Centre for Automation and Robotic Engineering Science (CARES). CARES is
undertaking a number of large funded projects including in healthcare
robotics, social robotics, and automation technology in orchards.
As an experienced research engineer, you will work in a team in the
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Your role will be
varied as you will be working with a multidisciplinary team and ensuring
productivity and quality in software development, design, construction
and maintenance of robotics hardware systems, along with and supporting
the practical trials of robots in the field and with New Zealand and
international research partners. A knowledge of ROS, concurrent
programming, Python and C/C++ is highly desirable for this role.
You will bring to the role a passion for software in research and
engineering, interpersonal skills that enable you to interact
comfortably with a range of people, excellent programming skills, strong
practical and problem solving ability, and an ability to contribute our
software development life cycle.
Please see Job ID 20013 at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__vacancies.auckland.ac.nz&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=CSaC9tptR8CL2z6JT2FHTM5cEib63FB1moJfWNBooQU&s=6ag3CBmwPdPJoblVLsGghTJwkWHz2eqXt5X1cttdO_4&e=, entitled
"Research engineer: Robotics systems, Faculty of Engineering"
Applications close on 16 September 2018.
This position is fixed term for one year.
Please follow the steps to upload your CV and a covering letter.
For further information please contact:
Bruce MacDonald (email b.macdonald at auckland.ac.nz).
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