Research Engineer (Robotics)

02 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The work in this position will involve a combination of mechanical design, electronics design, programming, mathematical and computational modeling, and hardware implementation. The candidate will work with Prof. Gregory Chirikjian on one or more of his research projects.

The successful candidate should have knowledge of at least three of the following:

  1. robot kinematics 
  2. strong programming skills
  3. experience working on robot hardware 
  4. computer vision methods
  5. design of electronic circuits
  6. systems integration


  • BEng/BSc/MEng/MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics, Electrical Engineering, or related disciplines.
  • Experience in designing mechanisms and kinematics modeling
  • Proficiency with Solidworks, ROS, Matlab, Abaqus, or other related tools.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good teamwork abilities, self-motivation, and self-reflection.
  • Proficiency in the English language, both in oral and written form.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

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