[robotics-worldwide] Post Doctoral position at UMass Amherst

Rod Grupen grupen at cs.umass.edu
Mon Aug 12 10:03:44 PDT 2013

Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Laboratory for Perceptual Robotics, UMass Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst
School of Computer Science
The LPR invites applications for position of Postdoctoral Research Associate (R45853) with expertise in robotics, mobile manipulation, machine learning, and graphical models. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field and should show evidence of exceptional research promise. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will participate in NASA funded project under the Game Changing Technology Program entitled “Representing and Exploiting Cumulative Experience with Objects for Autonomous Manipulation” and will develop new technology for the Robonaut 2 platform now on the International Space Station. The appointment will be for 12 months with re-appointment based on performance.

To apply, please send a cover letter referencing search R45853 with your vita, a research statement and at least three letters of recommendation. Electronic submission of application materials in PDF format is preferred.  Send to staffrec at cs.umass.edu.  Alternatively, paper copies of application materials may be sent to: Search R45853, School of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-9264

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Salary commensurate with education and experience; comprehensive benefits package. 

The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.  Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply

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