Research Associate in Robotic Engineering

Adelaide, Australia
Monday, 22 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 13 July 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Classification: Academic Level A 
Salary Range: $76,955 to $93,259 pa (FTE)
Employment Type: Fixed-term, Part-time
Position Reports to: Professor in Innovation
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Professor Giselle Rampersad
Closing Date: Monday, 13 July 2020 at 9:00 am

Position Summary:

Under Routine to General guidance, the Research Associate in Robotic Engineering will be responsible for developing, implementing and validating suitable algorithms that meet the project’s objectives. The role includes developing bespoke software for programming industrial robots, preparing simulations for validation and visualisation purposes, writing progress reports, assisting in preparing research publications, giving presentations, meeting project timelines and reporting outcomes to the Industry Partner.

The position will support major defence projects in the College of Science and Engineering involving the use of robotic and autonomous systems, enhancing its research outcomes and attracting research income and collaborations. The incumbent will work closely with peers to support the Centre’s existing activities and future developments.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.