Research Associate in Autonomous Systems – Lab Manager Job at University of New South Wales – in Canberra ACT
Work type: Full time
Location: Canberra, ACT
Categories: Lecturer, Post doctoral research fellow
UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:
One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
Strong commitment to staff development and learning
Strong commitment to work life and family balance
Generous superannuation opportunities
At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.
The School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT) is committed to building a diverse team and are passionate about hiring and supporting women in Engineering #WomeninEngineering. We are committed to providing career progression and support to Women in the academia. UNSW Canberra has many women in influential positions within the Campus. We currently have Women in the following roles:
Rector – Emma Sparks
Emma is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and, in 2018, was awarded Top 50 Women in Engineering (Telegraph awards).
Deputy Faculty Executive Director
Head of School of Business
SEIT offers a flexible, friendly working environment that is well-resourced and delivers research-informed education as part of its accredited, globally recognised engineering and computing degrees to its undergraduate students. The School offers programs in electrical, mechanical, aeronautical, and civil engineering as well as in aviation, information technology and cyber security to graduates and professionals who will be Australia’s future technology decision makers. The incumbent will be embedded within the SEIT Trusted Autonomy research focus area and supported by academics already working on multi-robot sensing and coordination challenges.
As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, the role will support a new externally funded initiative in teaching and research in robotics and autonomous systems. The incumbent will undertake software engineering and systems administration duties as directed by the research team leader. They will also be responsible for developing tutorials to assist students with learning about robotics and autonomous systems and how to use the SEIT robotic facilities. The laboratory manager will ideally have skills in programming, systems administration or the development of code for embedded systems applications. The incumbent will also have the opportunity to conduct robotics and autonomous systems-based research which aligns with the project aims.
About the Role:
Role: Research Associate in Autonomous Systems – Laboratory Manager
Salary: Academic Level A $99,325 – $106, 237 plus 17% Superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed Term appointment up to 3 years
About the Successful Applicants
To be successful in this role you will have:
A degree in software engineering with a depth of subsequent relevant experience or, an engineering qualification with extensive relevant software experience and specialist expertise;
Experience in programming with languages such as C/C++ or Python;
Ability to conduct high quality teaching in a University environment and willingness to undertake teaching duties as required;
Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team showing initiative and taking direction as appropriate to the situation.
Experience with Linux systems administration and/or the robotic operating system will be highly regarded;
In your application, please upload a 2-page pitch addressing the Skills and Experience outlined in the Position Description.
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The successful candidate will be required to undertake pre-employment checks prior to commencement in this role. The checks that will be undertaken are listed in the Position Description. You will not be required to provide any further documentation or information regarding the checks until directly requested by UNSW.
The position is located in Canberra, ACT. The successful candidate will be required to work from the UNSW Canberra campus. To be successful you will hold Australian Working Rights or Australian Citizenship. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra
Professor Matt Garratt
E: [email protected]
P: (02) 5114 5150
Professor Kathryn Kasmarik
E: [email protected]
P: (02) 5114 5164
Applications Close: 12 June 2022, 11:30PM AEST
Find out more about working at UNSW Canberra
UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.
UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options
Any questions about the application process – please email [email protected]
Advertised: 13 May 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 12 Jun 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time
About the Company
Company: University of New South Wales –
Company Location: Canberra ACT