[robotics-worldwide] Postdoctoral Fellowship Position in Human Robot Interaction, Vancouver, Canada

Elizabeth Croft ecroft at mech.ubc.ca
Tue Apr 14 15:11:40 PDT 2009


Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Human Robot Interaction

Applications are being sought for a 1-year (renewable) postdoctoral
fellowship in the 
University of British Columbia Collaborative Advanced Robotics and
Intelligent Systems Laboratory  - www.mech.ubc.ca/~caris, in Vancouver,
CANADA, commencing before June 1, 2009, or as soon as possible thereafter.  

The preferred candidate will have a hands-on background working with robotic
manipulators, controllers and machine vision systems, with a Ph.D in any of
Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer
Science or similar.  The successful candidate will join an ongoing research 
effort addressing safe and effective interaction with robot manipulators for
both
industrial and domestic environments.  The successful candidate will be
expected 
to take a leadership role in the lab, assist in the supervision of graduate
and
undergraduate students, and to develop further research opportunities.
Applicants with excellent demonstrated oral and written communication
skills, programming and instrumentation skills (both *nix and windows
platforms), 
and strong interpersonal and leadership skills will be preferred. 

Please respond with a letter describing your research interests, a
curriculum vitae, and a list of three references (with telephone numbers and
postal and e-mail addresses) to:

Professor Elizabeth Croft
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia
6250 Applied Science Lane, Room 2054
Vancouver, Canada  V6T 1Z4
tel. 604.822.6614
fax. 604.822.2403
email. ecroft at mech.ubc.ca
web. www.mech.ubc.ca/~ecroft  

Emailed applications will be accepted but should have the subject line: PDF
Human Robot Interaction.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is
committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to
apply. 


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Elizabeth Croft, Ph.D., P. Eng.
Professor
Associate Head, External Matters
Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia
6250 Applied Science Lane, Room 2054
Vancouver, Canada  V6T 1Z4
tel. 604.822.6614
fax. 604.822.2403
email. ecroft at mech.ubc.ca
web. www.mech.ubc.ca/~ecroft  
lab. www.caris.mech.ubc.ca



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