[robotics-worldwide] Researcher in Autonomous Systems, JPL, Pasadena, CA

Stoica, Adrian (3478) adrian.stoica at jpl.nasa.gov
Mon Feb 27 22:26:19 PST 2012

Researcher in Autonomous Systems, JPL, Pasadena, CA

The Advanced Robotic Controls Group, part of the Robotics and Mobility Section at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, is looking for a PhD level researcher to lead individual and group research projects in autonomy and intelligence for planetary robotic systems, as well as terrestrial unmanned platforms (i.e., UUV, UAV, and UGV).

Required:  PhD in Aerospace, Robotics or related discipline. Strong understanding of existing theory and proven skills in developing new algorithms for planning, navigation and control of robotic vehicles.  Excellent software development skills and hands-on experience with robotic vehicles operating in the outdoor environments, such as UUV,  UAVs, and UGVs.  Established publication record in peer-reviewed literature.   US Permanent Resident/Citizen.

Desired:  Track record in business development.  Demonstrated ability to write successful research proposals.  Excellent presentation skills.  Experience using learning, cognition or decision making approaches for planning, navigation and control.  Leadership skills. Fewer than 3 years since earning a PhD degree.

Please respond with resume, list of references, and statement of research interests, addressed to adrian.stoica at jpl.nasa.gov<mailto:adrian.stoica at jpl.nasa.gov>

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