[robotics-worldwide] postdoc position announcement

Satyandra K. Gupta skgupta at umd.edu
Fri Dec 5 15:03:19 PST 2008


Position Description:

Research Associate (Post-Doc) position in Surgical Robotics for the 
design, development, and implementation of a highly dexterous Minimally 
Invasive Neurosurgical Intracranial Robot (MINIR) teleoperated under 
continuous MRI. This project is sponsored by National Institute of 
Health (NIH).

Required Expertise:

Expertise is required in the areas of fundamentals of robotics, and 
micro and mesoscale manufacturing for making miniature robots. Candidate 
must have familiarity with CAD, Finite Element Modeling, CNC Machining, 
and Injection Molding. Candidates with hands-on design abilities and 
experimental background will be preferred. 

Selection of potential candidates will begin immediately.

Application package:

Interested candidates should submit the following by email in a single 
PDF file to skgupta at umd.edu.

1.    Curriculum vitae with a list of at least 3 references
2.    At least three papers which could be either published, accepted 
for publication, or in-preparation which demonstrate some of the 
required expertise mentioned above.
3.    Relevant courses taken during Ph.D. studies
4.    Expected date of graduation (for those who are currently pursuing 
a Ph.D.)
5.    Doctoral dissertation topic
6.    A one-page summary of research background and interests and how it 
aligns with the current position.

Contact Information:

Satyandra K. Gupta
Professor and Director, Advanced Manufacturing Lab
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Room 3143, Glenn L. Martin Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-5306
Fax: 301-314-9477

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Satyandra K. Gupta, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Advanced Manufacturing Lab
Mechanical Engineering Department and
Institute for Systems Research
University of Maryland 
College Park, MD 20742
Office: 3143 Martin Hall
Email: skgupta at umd.edu
Phone: (301) 405 5306
FAX: (301) 314 9477
WWW: http://www.glue.umd.edu/~skgupta/



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