[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Senior Researcher / Deputy Director with Prof. Raffaello D’Andrea at ETH Zurich

Reist Philipp pr at ethz.ch
Thu Jul 16 02:24:24 PDT 2015

Research in Prof. D’Andrea’s group is focused on the creation of systems that leverage technological innovations, scientific principles, advanced mathematics, algorithms, and the art of design in unprecedented ways, with an emphasis on advanced motion control, adaptation, and learning. Test-beds include dynamic sculptures, juggling machines, and the Flying Machine Arena. For more information, visit http://www.idsc.ethz.ch/research-dandrea.html.

= Position =
The Senior Researcher / Deputy Director conducts individual research, with access to the institute’s research infrastructure and test-beds. Further duties include teaching responsibilities, and supporting Prof. D’Andrea in the management of the research group.

= We offer =
* A key position in a small, dedicated team (8-10 PhD students)
* Excellent research infrastructure
* Excellent salary and benefits

= We require =
* PhD-degree with research experience in robotics, systems, and control
* Proficient oral and written English skills

= Advantageous are =
* Proficient oral and written German skills
* Leadership experience

= Application =
Please include the following documents in your application:
1. Cover letter that includes a research statement (max. 2 pages)
2. CV
3. Transcripts of all obtained degrees (in English)
4. Ranking information about all obtained degrees
5. Three references and their contact information (letters of reference are not requested until a later stage in the application process)

Mail your application to the following address (applications by e-mail are ignored):
D'Andrea Senior Researcher Application
Attention: Katharina Munz
Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control
ETH Zürich 
ML K 32.3
Sonneggstrasse 3
8092 Zürich

= Deadline and starting date =
The starting date is as soon as possible. Applications are processed as they arrive until the position is filled.

= Contact =
Please send any inquiries to: Katharina Munz, katharina.munz at idsc.mavt.ethz.ch.

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