McMaster University – PhD or MSc Student Recruitment

Position 1:

The Design & Manufacturing Systems Laboratory at McMaster University (supervised by Dr. A. Spence) invites applicants seeking the Ph.D. degree in the area of 5-axis CNC machining, laser digitizing, and executive level machine tool control integration. Successful applicants will have prior academic and/or industrial experience in manufacturing engineering, industrial metrology and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T).

Demonstrated leadership skill level in CAD/CAM software (Siemens NX, Autodesk Inventor, Alias, EdgeCAM), including programming interfacing is essential. Subject to final budgetary and administrative approvals, offers will be made for either September 2012 or January 2013. Please inquire in confidence via email to adspence@mcmaster.ca. All applications will be processed using standard university graduate student admission procedures.

Position 2:

The Design & Manufacturing Systems Laboratory at McMaster University (supervised by Dr. A. Spence) invites applicants seeking the M.A.Sc. degree in CNC machine tool control and internet networking using the emerging MTConnect standard. Successful applicants will have prior academic and/or industrial experience in mechanical or mechatronics engineering.

Demonstrated leadership skill level in Microsoft Visual Studio C#/C++, XML data and mathematical processing is essential. Subject to final budgetary and administrative approvals, offers will be made for either September 2012 or January 2013. Please inquire in confidence via email to adspence@mcmaster.ca. All applications will be processed using standard university graduate student admission procedures.

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