Are you a Researcher, Scientist or Engineer working in the area of data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and/or computer vision? Are you an independent thinker, creative and enthusiastic about the application of AI in the field to areas such as precision agriculture, agricultural robotics, horticulture and plant breeding.
PlantTech is a new Regional Research Institute (RRI), based in the Western Bay of Plenty of New Zealand. Its research focus is AI that is applied in the field (premium crop growing environments) and they are in an exciting growth phase; looking for scientists and senior scientists/engineers who will be able to deliver their research programme and help grow innovation in the region and nation.
The two main research aims of PlantTech include (1) developing new ‘deep learning’ approaches (a type of AI) and (2) mobile autonomy & sensing: developing new systems integration and learning approaches that enable machines to quickly and effectively operate in growing environments, and to incorporate sensor data to perform new types of functions.
You will ideally have a PhD and/or an undergraduate qualification with 5+ years experience on related projects. If this opportunity is of interest please get in touch to discuss the available opportunities.
Bay of Plenty, New Zealand