Postdoctoral Fellow in UTS Centre for Autonomous Systems, Australia

FewDesignation/Position- Postdoctoral Research Fellow  

UTS Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS), Australia invites application for Postdoctoral Research Fellow position from eligible and interested candidates 

About- The UTS Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS) within the School of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (MME) is an internationally acclaimed robotics research group. CAS’ vision is to be an internationally recognised leader, at a scale and quality to be globally significant, for robotics research, development and commercial application of “Autonomous and Human Interactive Robotics”. Since its establishment in 2003, CAS has demonstrated international leadership in driving research advancements in robotics and in delivering real-world solutions to key challenges facing government, industry and the wider community. Examples include the fundamental research in Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM), autonomous robots for bridge maintenance and the autonomous bio-inspired climbing robots, both deployed in the Sydney Harbour Bridge. CAS currently has over 75 robotics researchers with international reputation in SLAM, Infrastructure Robotics, Assistive Robotics and Robot teams. CAS has developed a very strong engagement program with industry and governments. CAS prides itself on a culture of “cooperation, collaboration and ownership”.

Research/Job Area- Mobile Robot Localization and Mapping, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Location- UTS Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS), Australia

Eligibility/Qualification– Candidate should be PhD in related subject area.

Job/Position Description- An opportunity for early career researchers to join the UTS Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS), an internationally acclaimed robotics research group, and to work together with robotics researchers at UTS. CAS has a very strong team in robotics research and many industry projects. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will contribute to further strengthening the research capability and these relationships.

CAS seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with expertise in robotics localization and mapping, SLAM, visual navigation, or related fields; and experience in developing intelligent robotic software for industry applications, to further strengthen and expand CAS research.

As a member of CAS and FEIT, you will contribute to achieving the UTS vision of becoming a leading international technology university.


The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will contribute to research within the Centre for Autonomous Systems in the UTS Faculty of Engineering & IT:
• Conduct excellent and high impact research in the fields of robotics localization and mapping, SLAM, visual navigation, or the related fields
• Liaise with industry partners and reporting
• Develop collaborative research internally with colleagues within UTS, and externally with researchers in other universities 
• Co-supervise research students
• Contribute as a team-player to the activities of the Centre
• Assist project Chief Investigators (CIs) to manage research projects

The remuneration depends on the appointment level based on the experience.

Salary Range: $75.871 to $92,406 pa (Level A – PhD submitted)
Salary Range: $100,923 to $115,486 pa (Level B – with PhD)

This role attracts 9.5% superannuation in addition to the base salary. This appointments will be full-time on 1 year fixed term with a potential for extension. Our commitment to work/life support includes benefits such as flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and support to carers.

How to Apply- Prior to commencing your application, please review the Position Description and the relevant Key Selection Criteria, which you are required to address in a separate document. 

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each uploaded document includes IRC119616.

For Contact- Dr Liang Zhao at [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– Wednesday 14 November 2018 at 11.59pm (AEST)

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