[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Senior Research Associate at Disney Research

Disney Research careers at disneyresearch.com
Tue Apr 21 18:47:09 PDT 2015


Disney Research, Los Angeles has a full time position available for a Senior
Research Associate. Candidates can expect a creative and challenging
academic style lab environment, where they will collaborate with and support
an interdisciplinary group of researchers working on problems relevant to
Disney’s business needs. 

Potential hire should have a background in mechatronic engineering.  

•	Strong design and prototype fabrication skills
•	HCI programming with Arduino and embedded processors
•	Experience in rapid prototyping of small, visual, HCI applications

Desired skills:
•	3D CAD and fabrication using 3D printing, laser-cutting, mini-milling
•	Experience using traditional machine shop/carpentry operations
•	Imager/display system fabrication/integration experience
•	Comfortable helping create optical system layouts

Candidate will support a team of research scientists creating novel
human-machine interfaces, one-of-a kind robots, and new types of visual
display, sensing, and imaging systems.

Application Process
To apply, please submit a current CV along with a cover letter to
careers at disneyresearch.com.  Please identify DRLA ME 2015 in the subject
field.  We also request a link to representative papers or other body of
work in your candidate profile. 

About Disney Research
Disney Research is a network of research laboratories combining the best of
academia and industry.  The family of labs consists of Disney Research,
Pittsburgh (co-located with Carnegie Mellon University); Disney Research,
Zurich (co-located with The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology/ETH);
Disney Research, Boston; Disney Research, Los Angeles (co-located with Walt
Disney Imagineering); Walt Disney Animation Studios Research; and the Pixar
Research Group.  These research labs partner with each of the business units
of The Walt Disney Company to work on a broad range of commercially
important challenges.  Such partnerships may +include Lucasfilm/ ILM (UK). 
Engagement with the global research community is encouraged, and publication
is viewed as a principal mechanism for quality control.  Disney Research
honors Walt Disney's legacy of innovation by exploring novel technologies,
and our research has applications that are experienced by millions of people
around the globe. 

The Walt Disney Company is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity
Employer and encourages applications from members of under-represented

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