Research Fellow in Robotics and Automation

Wollongong, Australia
01 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


The Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences is a research intensive Faculty with extensive teaching operations in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. It has approx. 5000 undergraduate & postgraduate students onshore and offshore, and over 350 academic/research/professional staff. The School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering, which is one of the top 10 Engineering Schools in Australia, is committed to research and teaching excellence through its world-class undergraduate and postgraduate programs and extensive R&D in a range of exciting technological areas.

The position will assist in the implementation of mechatronics, automation, electromechanical and electromagnetic research that is strongly engaged with commercial contract work. Projects are also commissioned through the Defence Materials Technology Centre (DMTC), Rail Manufacturing and other CRC’s and companies seeking assistance from Faculty’s Facility for Intelligent Fabrication (FIF). This position will provide additional capability to handle the continual increase in this work. 

If successful in this position you will be required to excel in a broad range of engineering disciplines, such as automation and robotic engineering, electromechanical and electromagnetic engineering, FEA, superconducting and power engineering, including teaching and post-graduate supervision.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required; you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Associate Professor Stephen Van Duin on +61 2 4221 3420 

The University of Wollongong is committed to workplace equity, diversity and inclusion. We value and acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. We embrace diversity a key component of attracting and retaining talent at UOW.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Permanent/Continuing
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 21/08/2017, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level B: $96,570 - $ 111,678 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 170597
HR Contact: Silvana Duleski
Contact Email:

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