[robotics-worldwide] University of Michigan seeks Research Engineer for the Mobile Robotics Lab

Johann Borenstein johannb at umich.edu
Fri Feb 4 12:51:44 PST 2011

The Mobile Robotics Lab within the Department of Mechanical 
Engineering at the University of Michigan is seeking a Research Engineer

1. Description of Duties
Design, fabricate, and assemble robotics-related systems and their components.
Develop and test electronic circuits for robotics-related systems.
Conduct experiments with robotics-related systems and their components.
Develop low-level control software for robotics-related system.
Supervise temporary employees, students, and engineers in their 
activities related to robotics-related system (e.g., design, 
fabrication, experimentation)
Maintain fabrication and experimentation equipment, as well as 
robotics-related systems.
Conduct demos, tests, and experiments at sponsor-designated sites in 
the U.S. (incl. travel).

2. Minimum Qualifications:
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
At least two years experience with the design of analog and digital circuits.
At least two years experience with pcb design.
At least two years experience with microprocessor programming.
U.S. Citizenship.

An example for a typical task at the lab is:
Design and fabricate an interface board, through which a variety of 
analog and digital-output sensors can be read into a Gumstix microcontroller.

Salary range: $55,000-$65,000 per year, depending on years of 
experience in qualifying areas.

For further information or to apply please email cover letter and resume to:
Dr. Johann Borenstein,
Head, ME Mobile Robotics Lab and Associate Director of the Ground 
Robotics Reliability Center
Email: <mailto:johannb at umich.edu>johannb at umich.edu

Dr. Johann Borenstein
Research Professor
The University of Michigan
3765 CSE Building
2260 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2121
Ph.: (734) 763-1560
Fax: (206) 203-1445

eMail: johannb at umich.edu
Homepage: www.umich.edu/~johannb 

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