Researcher in Computer Science

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Ref nr: ORU 2.1.1-02788/2021

Researcher in Computer Science

We are looking for a researcher in Computer Science for a permanent position at the School of Science and Technology.

Subject area

The subject area for this position is Computer Science.

Duties and responsibilities

A researcher shall spend their working hours mainly on research. The appointment may also include teaching, when there is a need within the organisation, to facilitate the researcher to acquire qualifications for a teaching appointment at the University. The share of teaching may not exceed 20 per cent of a full-time post.

The topic of the position is on perception-augmented telemanipulation. The application area focuses on robotised additive manufacturing where industrial robots are used for cleaning tasks of additive manufacturing machines. Using motion trackers, operators should be able to remotely manipulate a robot to successfully achieve and monitor the cleaning process.

Qualifications

Those qualified for the appointment as a researcher are applicants who have obtained a doctoral degree or have a degree from abroad deemed to correspond to a doctoral degree.

Assessment criteria

General assessment criteria include good interpersonal skills and an ability to cooperate as well as the ability and suitability otherwise required to perform the duties well. Prior experience in at least two of the following is required: dense 3D mapping; motion planning / control of robot arms; teleoperation systems for manipulation; autonomous systems for pick and place tasks; machine learning; human-robot teaming. In addition, the candidate should have excellent programming skills, and experience with Robotic Operating System (ROS). Documented experience with collaborative projects is a plus. The duties require communicative skills, both in writing and in speech, in English.

Information

This is a permanent full-time position. At Örebro University, salary depends on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience, and positions announced are, where appropriate, subject to a trial period.  

For more information about the position, contact Professor Amy Loutfi, +46-19-30 11 16 or the Head of Unit Lars Karlsson (This is an email address).

At Örebro University, we expect each member of staff to be open to development and change; take responsibility for their work and performance; demonstrate a keen interest in collaboration and contribute to development; as well as to show respect for others by adopting a constructive and professional approach.

Örebro University actively pursues an equal work environment and values the qualities that diversity adds to our operations.

Application

The application is made online. Click the button “Apply” to begin the application procedure.

For the application to be complete, the following electronic documents must be included:

  • Covering letter, outlining how you believe you can contribute to the continued development of Örebro University
  • CV with a relevant description of your overall qualifications and experience
  • Account of research qualifications and experience
  • Copies of relevant course/degree certificates and references verifying eligibility and criteria met

Only documents written in Swedish, English, Norwegian and Danish can be reviewed.
More information for applicants will be found at out career site:  https://www.oru.se/english/working-at-orebro-university/jobs-and-vacancies/applicants-and-external-experts/

The application deadline is 2021-08-08. We look forward to receiving your application!

We decline any contact with advertisers or recruitment agencies in the recruitment process.

As directed by the National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet), we are required to deposit one file copy of the application documents, excluding publications, for a period of two years after the appointment decision has gained legal force.