[robotics-worldwide] Position in Robotic Mobility and Maniulation at JPL (Paul Backes)

Backes, Paul G (3475) paul.g.backes at jpl.nasa.gov
Fri Mar 23 15:30:37 PDT 2012

I'd like to advertise the following position at JPL to the Robotics-Worldwide community.

Paul Backes

Position in Robotic Mobility and Manipulation at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory:

REQUIRES: MA/MS/Ph.D. degree in Engineering or related discipline. Strong R&D background in robotic kinematics, dynamics and control.  Published results of robotics research.  Significant experience in software implementation of robotic systems. Good verbal and written communication skills.
DESIRED:  Ph.D.  Expertise in one or more of the following areas: design, analysis, planning, control for dynamic single and multi-limbed robotic systems and mobile dexterous manipulation. Demonstrated innovation ability. Leadership experience and growth potential. Experience with NASA/military/DARPA projects and concept/proposal development is a plus.

WILL: Be a Staff Engineer in the Mobility and Robotic Systems Section. Develop and implement novel kinematics, planning, and control for robotic systems.  Applications include single and multi-limbed planetary and terrestrial robotic systems interacting with unmodeled and partially modeled environments.  Will collaborate in development of new robotics system concepts and proposal development.

To apply, respond with cover letter, citizenship, and C.V. to: Paul.G.Backes at jpl.nasa.gov<mailto:Paul.G.Backes at jpl.nasa.gov>.  Include keyword "mm-job" in the email subject line.

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