[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Post-doctoral openings in Robotics at UC San Diego (Michael Yip)

Michael Yip mcyip at stanford.edu
Wed Jul 29 11:01:16 PDT 2015

The Medical Robotics Lab at UC San Diego (UCSD) invites applications for up
to two post-doctoral researcher positions broadly in the area of medical
and bio-inspired robots. This is a unique opportunity to be a central
member of a growing robotics lab at UCSD. The start date is *January 2016
or after*, and positions are for 12 months with renewal. Candidates will
enjoy working with clinicians and medical robotics companies on high-impact
projects that have real effect on improving human health. Candidates are
expected to lead independent research projects, work closely with our
medical collaborators, mentor students, and publish in several high-impact
journals each year.

*Job Description: *At the present time we have a openings for up to two
postdoctoral fellows with expertise in *several* of the following key areas:

-        Medical and Surgical Robotics

-        Bio-inspired and Soft Robotics

-        Dynamics Modeling and Controls

-        Robotic Sensor and Actuator Design and Analysis

-        Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

-        Computer Vision

*The selected candidate(s) must have a demonstrated passion for robotics,*
have an EE/ ME/CS academic background, exceptional communication skills,
outstanding analytical skills, strong programming skills (C++/Python) and
ambition as an independent researcher. A publication record in high-impact
factor journals is required.

*To Apply:*
Applications (assembled as a single PDF file) should contain

-        a complete CV,

-        university transcripts,

-        a cover letter carefully describing research interests and goals,

-        names and contact information of three references (expected to
provide letters of recommendation).

-        copies of up to three relevant scientific papers

A link to your personal website or multimedia portfolio highlighting your
work in robotics is encouraged. Send applications to
michael.yip.ucsd at gmail.com <scottk at seas.harvard.edu> and include the
subject line "[jobs] Postdoc Application - your name".

Recruitment Letter here: http://bit.ly/1eAG9m8

Additional Information can be found at


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