08/03/2018

Post Doctoral Researcher – Field Robotics (Specific Purpose Contract)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Limerick
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringElectrical engineering
    EngineeringElectronic engineering
    EngineeringIndustrial engineering
    EngineeringMechanical engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    21/03/2018 12:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Ireland › Limerick
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Other
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    025848

TITLE OF POST: Post Doctoral Researcher- Field Robotics

LOCATION: University of Limerick

REPORTS TO: Project Leader

CONTRACT TYPE: Specific Purpose

SALARY SCALE: €39,138 - €47,728 p.a. (maximum starting salary €43,828 p.a.)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral degree (level 10NFQ) in Electrical, Electronic Engineering or similar.
  • BEng in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Robotics/Mechatronic engineering.

 

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

This role is to provide leadership and co-supervision of a growing team of PhD researchers in Marine Robotics and Marine Technologies. The candidate will perform independent research while co-supervising and mentoring PhD students within the MaREI marine robotics research themes.

Eligibility criteria

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in developing human machine interfaces for robotic systems.
  • Experience in co-supervising PhD students and research assistants.
  • Experience in Unity or similar gaming engine.
  • Experience working with high voltage systems.
  • Offshore operations experience in ROV, AUV’s, ASV or UAV operations.
  • Maintenance experience in ROVs, AUV’s, ASV’s or UAV’s.
  • Procurement experience in supplier selection and procurement using quotes, PO’s, tenders.
  • Mechanical systems design and build including manual tooling workshop competence.
  • Electrical systems workshop/in-field experience in the building, maintenance and repair of electronic and electrical systems.
  • Full driving license.

 

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral degree (level 10NFQ) in Electrical, Electronic Engineering or similar.
  • BEng in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Robotics/Mechatronic engineering.

Specific Requirements

Essential Criteria

  • Doctoral degree (level 10NFQ) in Electrical, Electronic Engineering or similar.
  • BEng in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Robotics/Mechatronic engineering.
  • Experience in supervising/co-supervising engineering teams.
  • Preparation of research papers for publication and presentation of work at international journal and conference level.
  • Significant journal publication track record.
  • Strong enthusiasm for field robotics and willing to work “in-the-field” in unprepared conditions
  • Experience working in the marine sector.
  • Significant experience in leading the design build and testing of marine robotic/mechatronics systems.
  • Evidence of self-motivated, independent research with own planning and management in day-to-day activity.
  • Experience in preparing grant proposals at national and EU level.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Limerick
Ireland
Limerick
Limerick
V94 T9PX
Limerick

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EURAXESS offer ID: 286296