[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Postdoc in Semantic SLAM at GWU

Gabe Sibley gsibley at gwu.edu
Fri May 30 06:14:03 PDT 2014


The Robotics & Perception Group (RPG) at George Washington University is
looking for one postdoc to work on visual perception algorithms for mobile
devices such as cellphones, tablets and mobile robots (e.g, Project Tango
and autonomous driving).

You will collaborate closely with Prof. Gabe Sibley and members of the RPG
to advance the state of the art in realtime robot perception and control
(Seehttp://rpg.robotics.gwu.edu for more information).  We have
competitively funded positions available starting immediately.

Further topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  - Semantic SLAM

  - High speed perception and control for agile ground vehicles

  - Unsupervised object discovery

  - Semantic scene understanding

  - Planet-wide 3D SLAM

  - Perception driven realtime planning under uncertainty

  - Dense visual spatial and semantic perception for autonomous ground
vehicles

  - High speed object detection, tracking and avoidance

* Applicant profile:

  - PhD with a focus in robotics, computer vision, AI, machine learning or
related field

  - Excellent spoken and written English

  - Track record of high quality publications in internationally recognized
peer-reviewed venues

  - Extensive experience with C/C++ programming, linux and OpenGL

* Location and salary:

  - Downtown Washington, DC, USA

  - Competitive wages with compensation for high cost of living in DC

* International collaboration and travel:

RPG has strong ties to labs in Oxford (UK), London (UK), Toronto (CA),
Brisbane (AUS), Sydney (AUS), Toulouse (FR), Genoa (IT), Los Angeles (US),
Zurich (CH), and Mountain View (USA).  Extended visits to one or more of
these labs could be possible.

* Send the following materials to Prof. Sibley atgsibley at gwu.edu:

  - cover letter describing your background and research experience

  - curriculum vitae

  - sample publications

  - statement of interests and anticipated future research

* If you are attending ICRA, RSS, ISER or CVPR please contact Prof. Sibley
to arrange a meeting.


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