Student Research Assistants - Mobile-Robotic Warehouse Automation

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Posting Summary

Position Title Student Research Assistants - Mobile-Robotic Warehouse Automation
Faculty/Department Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Unit Engineering-Dean's Office
Employee Group CUPE 2419
CUPE 5791 Job Family N/A
Category Student
Number of Vacancies 1
Position Summary
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist with the following research tasks focusing on developing decision-support simulation tools for mobile-robotic warehouse automation:
  • Research literature review on mobile-robotic warehouse automation (e.g., Amazon Kiva systems), swarm robotics, automatic fulfillment, multi-agent path findings;
  • Support in upgrading and improving existing decision-support simulation tools (with Java platform);
  • Case study research including data analysis, technical program summaries, and strategy design; and,
  • Technical report and manuscript editing and formatting, assistant in conference papers and technical reports.
Position Requirements
Position Requirements:
Applications are required to have engineering background with a preference for logistics, supply chain, transportation, software, computer science, mathematics or related discipline, and have:
  • Interests in big data processing and robotic systems;
  • Proficient skills in Java programming languages;
  • Work remote and complete tasks in a timely manner; and,
  • Experience in one or more of the following topics:
    • (1) course learning or project experience in warehouse and logistics areas
    • (2) Java project development
    • (3) optimizations and modeling
Physical Demands
Pay Grade As Per CUPE 2419
Salary Range As per CUPE 2419 Collective Agreement
Status Term
Work Hours
10 hours per week. Paid bi-weekly.
Duration (if Term/Temporary) Fall term (Sept - Dec) with possibility of extension
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
Preference Posting
Target Posting
Additional Information

Contact Information
Dr. Yili (Kelly) Tang,
Job Open Date 08/03/2022
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Application Instructions
The desired start date for this position is August 12th or possibly sooner.

If you require further information regarding this competition please contact the faculty/department you are applying to.

Under Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Regulations the University of Regina is required to verify that International Students are eligible to work on campus prior to being hired. To confirm this eligibility, International Students are requested to contact UR International – Student Services to obtain a “Verification of Academic Status for the Eligibility to Work on Campus” letter that must be provided to the hiring manager prior to hiring. These letters must be updated each semester and/or as circumstances change.
Diversity Statement
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.
Competition Number 20220660SS

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