[robotics-worldwide] Postdoc Opportunity at University of Maryland

Nikhil Chopra nchopra at umd.edu
Tue Feb 23 10:21:18 PST 2010

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position Announcement

Position Description:

A postdoctoral research associate position is available at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park. The research associate will join a team investigating computational approaches for semi-autonomous control of robotic systems.

Required Expertise:

Expertise is required in the areas of control theory and robotics. Experience in Neuro-Dynamic programming will be an added advantage.

Selection of potential candidates will begin immediately.

Application package:

Interested candidates should submit the following by email in a single PDF file to nchopra at umd.edu<mailto:nchopra 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:

Nikhil Chopra

Department of Mechanical Engineering

 2149, Glenn L. Martin Hall

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20742

Phone: 301-405-7011

Fax: 301-314-9477

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