[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Robotics Internships at Toyota ITC, Mountain View CA

Akin Sisbot asisbot at us.toyota-itc.com
Fri May 1 13:31:14 PDT 2015


Toyota InfoTechnology Center U.S.A., Inc (Toyota ITC) is looking for a highly self-motivated PhD/Masters student in Computer Science as Research Engineering intern for the partner robotics project.

Objectives:

The Objective of the internship is to provide interns with opportunities to utilize and apply their state-of-the-art knowledge to explore perception-driven robot-to-human object handover from a mobile robot in a health care domain. The ideal candidate would have experience in C/C++ development, ROS, and with mobile sensors, and/or robot manipulators. If time permits, academic publication based on the output of the internship will be considered.

Qualifications:

Currently pursuing a PhD/Masters program in Computer Science or related field

Required Skills:

	• High level software architecture design & development, object oriented programming
	• Excellent coding skills in C/C++ on a Linux based platform
	• Experience with ROS
	• Experience with manipulators
	• Experience with version control systems, preferably git.

Bonus points for:

	• Experience with force/torque sensors (big plus)
	• Experience with robot grippers
	• Experience in haptics
	• Experience in mobile manipulation

Administrative details:

- Part-time or full-time internship for a duration up to 3 months in Toyota ITC in Mountain View, CA.

- Applicants *must* already have the ability/authorization to work in the USA (Toyota ITC will NOT provide VISA support).

To apply for an intern position, please submit your application along with the following materials 

	• Resume/CV
	• Cover letter explaining your interest in the job and desired time frame for the internship
	• Reference letters (optional)

About us:

Since 2001, Toyota InfoTechnology Center USA, Inc. has specialized in R&D and business research with a focus on cutting-edge information technologies to advance the driving experience of Toyota automobiles and safety of the automotive industry on the globe. ITC’s current areas of interest include future vehicular network,in-vehicle software and system architecture, vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology, intelligent computing technology including artificial intelligence and machine learning, Smart Grid.


To apply, visit http://us.toyota-itc.com/jobs/


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E. Akin Sisbot, Ph.D

Senior Researcher, Intelligent Computing Group
Toyota InfoTechnology Center, Mountain View, CA
Phone: +1-650-694-4138
http://www.us.toyota-itc.com/ <http://www.us.toyota-itc.com/>


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