[robotics-worldwide] Post Doctoral Fellow in Modular Reconfigurable Robotics @ SUTD-MIT International Design Centre

Mohan Rajesh Elara rajeshelara at sutd.edu.sg
Thu Jun 21 21:39:23 PDT 2012

Job Title: Research Fellow / Post-doctoral Fellow in Self-reconfigurable Modular Robotics

Job Description:

The SUTD-MIT International Design Centre (http://www.sutd.edu.sg/idc.aspx) at Singapore University of Technology and Design (http://www.sutd.edu.sg) immediately invites applications for Postdoc positions to work in Singapore, in the following areas:

•       Hardware Architecture: Novel mechanics, sensing and electronics
•       Bio-inspired design principles to self-organization, self-repair and self-assembly
•       Morphogenesis in modular systems
•       Distributed and behavior control for re-configurable systems

Being a collaborative research grant, researchers will have an excellent opportunity to work collaboratively with faculty members and researchers from many premier institutions around the world in a highly dynamic world class facility.


The position requires a PhD in Mechatronics/Electrical and Electronics/Computer Engineering or a related area. Candidates are expected to possess experience in modular and/or self-reconfigurable systems as evidenced by publications and international conferences participation. Strong commitment to research is essential.

We offer highly competitive salary which is determined based on the applicants' research achievements, experience and qualifications. It is fixed-term and filled initially for 1 year with an option for extension for another 2 more years. Singapore possesses a low income tax and typically a post-doctoral fellow pays an income tax of a maximum of 15% (http://www.iras.gov.sg/irasHome/page04.aspx?id=1190).

For application, please email the following documents attached to the email in a single pdf-file:
1)      Curriculum Vitae (with contact details)
2)      List of publications
3)      Names and contact information (email) of at least three references
4)      Electronic copies of at most 3 most relevant publications
5)      Availability date
6)      Expected Salary

The applications should be in English and sent to Dr. Mohan Rajesh Elara (rajeshelara at sutd.edu.sg) and Ricardo Sosa (ricardo_sosa at sutd.edu.sg) by August, 1 2012.

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) aims to become the centre and stronghold of global research and breakthroughs through creative technical research and education anchored in design within a multi-disciplinary approach. SUTD and SUTD-MIT International Design Centre offers students, researchers, and faculty a vibrant design centered research landscape and numerous venues for research collaboration with leading universities and research centers.


Best Regards,

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