Engineering technician

In Neuromechanics & Bioinspired Technologies Laboratory, an ongoing project focuses on uncovering the role of active vision in the context of visual guidance using the dragonfly as a model system. The research involves sophisticated instrumentation in motion capture, virtual reality, electrophysiology, general mechatronics and robotics. This is a great position for student in-between undergraduate and applying for graduate programs. The job involves a lot of hands-on training in the area of robotics, neuroscience, and artificial intelligence.

Dr Lin is seeking a full-time Research Technician (1 year contract with the possibility of extending) to support and assist the experimental work, management of the lab and training of research students. A successful applicant must have a good undergraduate or Master degree in relevant engineering fields (e.g. bioengineering, robotics, electrical engineering, experimental physics) and have sufficient experience working in a research lab. We are specifically looking for candidates who are comfortable with custom instrumentation down to insect size, who can design simple devices from basic electronic components, and who can fabricate/assemble parts reliably (e.g. 3D printing and laser cutting). Further to this, a successful applicant will have excellent organisational skills and be able to work independently. A successful applicant will be enthusiastic about instrumentation and have excellent communication skills.

Formal application sites will be live shortly. You may submit informal inquiries with your CV to Dr Huai-Ti Lin ( with subject heading “NBits_Tech19”.