Postdoctoral Associate in SLAM Technology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

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Postdoctoral Associate in SLAM Technology: The University of Sydney invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Multi-Camera Visual-Inertial SLAM Technology. Join a world-leading research team in robotic inspection and asset management, supported by the Australian Research Council. This full-time, fixed-term position of 3 years offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Multi-Camera Visual-Inertial SLAM Technology


Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research Area

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering


University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia


  • A PhD (or near completion) in Robotics, Computer Vision, or a related discipline.
  • Strong background in mathematics and experience with programming languages such as C, C++, C#, and Python.
  • Knowledge of multiple view geometry, visual tracking, estimation, visual-inertial SLAM, and calibration techniques.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage diverse stakeholders and coordinate multiple project objectives.

Job Description

As a Postdoctoral Research Associate, you will:

  • Work closely with project academics, engineers, and PhD students to develop novel visual-inertial systems for autonomous navigation.
  • Evaluate and validate the accuracy and robustness of the solutions.
  • Support the integration of algorithms with other modules to achieve autonomy.
  • Contribute to the creation of a demonstrator system showcasing the research.
  • Prepare project reports and presentations, and disseminate findings at top international conferences and journals, as well as internal workshops.

You will be part of the Australian Robotic Inspection and Management Research Hub (ARIAM), collaborating with leading academic researchers and industry experts in robotics for asset management. The role is supervised by Dr. Viorela Ila, Head of the Robotic Perception Group within the Australian Centre for Robotics (ACFR).

How to Apply

Applications can be submitted via the Apply button on our official job page. Ensure to include the following in your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Google Drive link to a 2-minute selfie video discussing:
  • Your strongest engineering and/or research skills
  • What you enjoy most about research
  • A project or research you are proud of, or plan to be when completed

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please log in to your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard, then click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion or to request reasonable adjustment or alternate formats, contact Rebecca Astar, Recruitment Operations at

Last Date for Apply

Monday, 05 August 2024, 11:59 PM (UTC)

The University of Sydney values diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds.



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