[robotics-worldwide] Robotics research engineer position at Stanford AI Lab

Christian Plagemann plagemann at stanford.edu
Wed May 13 13:47:26 PDT 2009

The Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab is soliciting applications for a

 Robotics research engineer (full-time)

staff position. The successful candidate will become part of an active
team of researchers and students headed by Prof. Sebastian Thrun and
Prof. Andrew Ng working on autonomous driving technology, indoor and
outdoor robotics, machine learning, and control. The position will
focus on the development and maintenance of robotic hardware and
electronics, interfacing to computers, and driver-level software
programming. Concretely, the candidate will be responsible for the
maintenance, extension, and demonstration of the robotic car Junior,
which completed the DARPA Urban Challenge second-best in 2007, as well
as for various hardware-related projects in the context of STAIR, the
Stanford AI Robot.

The requirements for this position are a M.Sc. degree in a related
engineering discipline and significant practical experience in
electronics hardware and software development. The candidate should be
familiar with micro-controllers, power systems, and the Linux
operation system. Additional software skills, such as C++, Python,
graphical user interfaces, SVN, etc. are a strong plus.

To apply for this position, please go to http://jobs.stanford.edu and
search for job number 34102. Upload your Resume and a cover letter
including three references and a description of your experience in the
above-mentioned topics.

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Christian Plagemann

Stanford University, AI Lab
Computer Science Department
Gates Building - Office 244
353 Serra Mall, Stanford CA 94305-9010

Phone:  +1 (650) 723-9558
Fax:    +1 (650) 725-1449


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