[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Marine Robotics Engineer position at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

James Kinsey jkinsey at whoi.edu
Mon Dec 21 12:48:22 PST 2015


The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is looking for an engineer
with experience in controls, data processing, and/or sensing to join the
Sentry autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) engineering and operations
group.  Sentry is operated by WHOI's National Deep Submergence Facility
(NDSF) and provides deep ocean access to the US oceanographic community.
This is an excellent opportunity for engineers seeking to work in a
hands-on environment developing and operating autonomous robots in the real
world.  Candidates must be willing to travel and spend 2-4 months per year
at sea participating in Sentry operations.

Candidates should have a Bachelors degree in engineering or computer
science with 5-10 years of experience or a Master's degree in those fields
with 3-7 years of experience.  Strong hands-on experience in engineering
and programming is a must and substantial experience in C/C++, Matlab, and
Python is required.  Because of export control, applicants must be US
citizens or permanent residents.    PhD level candidates are not being

More information along with application instructions can be at:


More information about Sentry and the NDSF at

Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.
Interested candidates should apply immediately.



James C. Kinsey, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Deep Submergence Laboratory
Department of Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

508 289 3470
MS 7, 266 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543 USA

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