[robotics-worldwide] two Open Post-doctoral positions in Robotics

Nabil Simaan ns2236 at columbia.edu
Sat Feb 2 16:16:48 PST 2008


There are currently 2 immediately available Post-Doctoral positions at
Columbia University. Please review the position requirements and send your
application material to ns2236 at columbia.edu accordingly. Please indicate in
your application to what position you are applying (indicate either
"Biodosimetry project" or "In-Vivo Project".

Open post-doctoral position (Biodosimetry project):
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ARMA (http://www.columbia.edu/~ns2236 )  and MRL
(http://www.columbia.edu/~yly1/ ) are seeking a highly motivated
post-doctoral researcher for a period of 1-2 years starting January 2008.
The position will require co-supervising a team of two PhD students on an
applied medical robotics/automation project and participating in additional
new research projects. The project that we are seeking this post-doctoral
researcher for is described in the following link.

    The skills required are:

       1. Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.
       2. Proven research experience involving robotic system integration
       3. Strong communication and team work skills.
       4. Strong programming skills (preferably C++ under Linux RTAI).
       5. Experience in mechanical design is beneficial.
       6. Available for a 2 year commitment for this research position.
       7. Available for a start date between November 2007 and February
2008.

    If you are interested in this position please send the following
information to Prof. Simaan:

       1. A pdf copy of your C.V. including a list of references and the
name and email of your advisor. Include also a list of relevant courses
taken.
       2. Dissertation title and abstract.
       3. A statement of research interests (no more than 1-2 pages) in pdf
format.
       4. A cover letter in pdf format indicating your earliest possible
start date. Please indicate in your application to what position you are
applying (indicate either "Biodosimetry project" or "In-Vivo Project".
       5. please submit all these file in pdf format to nabil email address
with the title "open post doctoral position" in the email subject line.
       6. please do not send any additional files in any other format than
Adobe PDF. Emails with other attachments will not be opened and most-likely
will be filtered by Columbia anti-virus.


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Open post-doctoral position (In-Vivo project):
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ARMA is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral researcher for a period of
1-3 years starting March 2008. The position will require co-supervising a
team of two PhD students on the design, fabrication, and clinical evaluation
of a novel in-vivo surgical platform for Less Invasive Surgery (LIS). The
project is an ongoing collaboration with the Department of Surgery at New
York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Medical School and at the Robotics Lab
at the Computer Science Department.

    The skills required are:

       1. Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
       2. Experienced in mechanical design.
       3. A background in visual servoing or computer vision is desirable.
       4. Proven research experience involving robotic system integration
       5. Strong background in robot kinematics and simulation.
       6. Strong communication and team work skills.
       7. Strong programming skills (preferably C++ under Linux RTAI).
       8. Available for a 2 year commitment for this research position.
       9. Available for an early start date (as early as possible).

    If you are interested in this position please send the following
information to Prof. Nabil Simaan:

       1. A pdf copy of your C.V. including a list of references and the
name and email of your advisor. Include also a list of relevant courses
taken.
       2. Dissertation title and abstract.
       3. A statement of research interests (no more than 1-2 pages) in pdf
format.
       4. A cover letter in pdf format indicating your earliest possible
start date. Please indicate in your application to what position you are
applying (indicate either "Biodosimetry project" or "In-Vivo Project".
       5. please submit all these file in pdf format to nabil email address
with the title "open post doctoral position" in the email subject line.
       6. please do not send any additional files in any other format than
Adobe PDF. Emails with other attachments will not be opened and most-likely
will be

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Nabil Simaan,
Assistant Professor,
The Fu-Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences 
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Columbia University
500 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027

Web page: www.columbia.edu/~ns2236
 




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