[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoctoral Researcher in Agricultural Robotics at ETH Zurich

Paul Furgale paul.furgale at mavt.ethz.ch
Thu Dec 18 05:49:31 PST 2014

** The Position **

Postdoctoral Researcher -- Agricultural Robotics

The Autonomous Systems Lab (http://www.asl.ethz.ch/) at ETH Zurich is
seeking an outstanding postdoctoral researcher to lead our agricultural
robotics team in a collaborative project with some of the best research
groups in Europe.

** Who you are **


   - a PhD in robotics, engineering, computer science, or a related field,
   - a solid publication record in top-tier conferences and journals,
   - a strong background in project leadership,
   - excellent English-language writing and communication skills, and
   - interest in pursuing research in the following areas:
   - Collision avoidance and mission planning for small rotary-wing UAVs,
      - Localization and mapping that fuses multiple sensor modalities such
      as IMU and lidar, with both visible light and hyperspectral cameras, and
      - Field testing of robotic systems in real-world environments.


   - outstanding C++ skills,
   - experience in integration and field testing of robotic systems.

** What we offer **

   - World-class research infrastructure
   - Competitive salaries (
   - An opportunity to collaborate with some of the best researchers in
   Europe to prototype a system that uses robotics to address the problem of
   sustainable agriculture.

** Dates **

Applications must be received by January 15, 2015.

The position would start as soon as possible in 2015.

** How to apply **

Please send your application by email to rsiegwart at ethz.ch with the subject
"Postdoctoral Researcher -- Agricultural Robotics". The application should
be in English and contain a single PDF file with the following information:

   1. A letter of motivation addressing the skills outlined above,
   2. Your current CV,
   3. A list of three references together with contact information, and
   4. A copy of one of your publications together with a brief explanation
   of the relevance to this opportunity.

Dr. Paul Furgale
Deputy Director
Autonomous Systems Lab
ETH Zurich
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