[robotics-worldwide] Post-Doctoral Position at Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan

Shinichi Hirai hirai at se.ritsumei.ac.jp
Mon Jun 8 21:46:07 PDT 2009

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Dear Colleagues,

One post-doctoral position relating to medical robotics is available
at the Department of Robotics, Ritsumeikan University, Japan.

We are looking for a post-doctoral fellow focusing on one of the followings:
-- Computer vision: analysis of MRI/CT volumetric images, estimation of
deformation fields from MRI/CT images.
-- Mechanics: soft tissue modeling considering nonlinearity, identification
of deformation model of soft tissues.
-- Robotics: dynamic analysis of soft-fingered manipuation, analysis of
human hand grasping and manipulation.

This position is funded by R-GIRO program on "Virtual Cooperative
Environment for Tele-Surgery" and JSPS Grant in Aid for Scientific Research
(No.20246049) "Soft Tissue Mechanics in Human Dexterity via Internal
See the following for detail:

Contract should be updated every one year. Contract update will be decided
by performance. This position is available up to March 2014.

Interested candidates with a Ph.D in a relevant field can apply by sending
a letter of motivation along with their documents (CV, copy of Ph.D diploma,
a list of publications, copy of key papers (within 5), and at least two
academic references) by E-mail or postal mail.

E-mail address: hirai at se.ritsumei.ac.jp
Postal address:
Shinichi Hirai
Dept. Robotics, Ritsumeikan Univ.
Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan.

It is not necessary to be familiar with Japanese language but proficiency in
English is mandatory.

Applications can be sent from now and will be considered until the position
is fixed.

Thank you for your consideration.

Best regards,

Shinichi Hirai

Shinichi Hirai
Dept. Robotics, Ritsumeikan Univ.
IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Associate Editor

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