[robotics-worldwide] [jobs]: Postdoc position in guidance, navigation and control of unmanned aerial vehicles at NTU, Singapore

Erdal Kayacan (Asst Prof) erdal at ntu.edu.sg
Mon Mar 17 00:41:02 PDT 2014


NTU: Postdoc position in guidance, navigation and control of unmanned aerial vehicles at NTU, Singapore

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Laboratory (http://www.mae.ntu.edu.sg/AboutMAE/Divisions/UAVLab/Pages/Home.aspx) in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at NTU (Singapore) has one open position in guidance, navigation and control of unmanned aerial vehicles. This position involves research on the navigation and control of unmanned aerial vehicles by using model-based and model-free control and estimation algorithms at a theoretical level as well as practice on a prototype.

Requirements:
Prospective candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, automatic control, mechatronics, applied mathematics, or other related disciplines. Moreover, he/she should have a strong publication record in the fields related to robotics, dynamic systems and control theory and state estimation. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with unmanned aerial vehicles. The candidate should also have excellent verbal and writing skills in English.

The contract is for one year, and the salaries are competitive and are determined according to the successful applicant's accomplishments, experience and qualifications. Singapore has low income tax and a postdoc is likely to pay a variable income tax of a maximum of 15% (see http://www.iras.gov.sg/irasHome/page04.aspx?id=1190).

How to apply for the Postdoc position:
The application should consist of:

*         A motivation letter (explaining the reason that you are interested in the project),

*         A CV with a full publication list,

*         The contact details of three referees.
These documents must be compiled as a single pdf file, and named as "<Name>_<Surname>.pdf". Then, the single file should be sent to "erdal at ntu.edu.sg<mailto:erdal at ntu.edu.sg>" with a subject line of "Postdoc application of <Name> <Surname>"

Deadline and starting date:
The starting date is September 1st.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For further information, feel free to contact:
Erdal Kayacan, Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | Division of Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
E-mail: erdal at ntu.edu.sg<mailto:erdal at ntu.edu.sg>
Homepage: http://www.erdalkayacan.com


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