[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Post Doctorate, Research Associate or Project Officer position in Nanyang Technological University
Fu Changhong (Dr)
changhongfu at ntu.edu.sg
Tue Dec 8 01:38:18 PST 2015
NTU: Post Doctorate, Research Associate or Project Officer position in the ST Eng-NTU Corp. Laboratory at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) is immediately available.
Research topic: Precise Landing of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.
This project aims to solve the precise landing problem of a VTOL UAV by using a cost-effective hybrid method consisting of local positioning systems (vision based sensors) and global positioning systems. In this project, the advantages of local and global positioning systems will be combined to realize one specific goal: Precise Landing.
- Prospective candidate should hold a B.Sc. (applicable for Project Officer), M.Sc. (applicable for Research Associate) or Ph.D. degree (applicable for Post Doctorate) in automatic control engineering, mechatronics engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or other related disciplines from reputable universities.
- The candidate should have excellent verbal and writing skills in English with very good communication skills.
- Concrete knowledge in C/C++.
- Experience in controlling of Multi-rotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
- Experience in onboard electronic circuit, sensor and autopilot.
- Experience in sensor fusion and state estimation.
- Knowledge in real-time vision-based tracking, pose estimation and control for UAV is a big plus.
- Knowledge in working with Robot Operating System (ROS) is a plus.
The application should consist of:
* A motivation letter,
* A CV with mentioning on projects that achieved during your study,
* Transcripts of B.Sc., M.Sc. or Ph.D.
* The contact details of two 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 Prof. Erdal Kayacan (http://www.erdalkayacan.com<http://www.erdalkayacan.com/>) through email: erdal at ntu.edu.sg with a subject line of "Postdoc, RA or PO application for PL project".
The salaries are competitive, and the position will be available immediately once the candidate is selected. The applications will be reviewed directly until the position is filled.
The deadline for the application is the 18th of December 2015.
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