[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] JHU-APL - Robotics Engineer/Researcher position

Edward Tunstel tunstel at ieee.org
Fri May 15 09:44:26 PDT 2015

Dear robotics-worldwide:

I would like to request posting of the job listing indicated below (and
attached alternatively) for a Robotics Engineer/Researcher position at

Thank you for your consideration,


Edward Tunstel, Ph.D., FIEEE
Senior Roboticist
Intelligent Systems Group
Research & Exploratory Development Dept.

JHU Applied Physics Laboratory
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723
Office: 443-778-9740
   Fax: 443-778-1379
E-mail: Edward.Tunstel at jhuapl.edu


*Robotics Engineer/Researcher-09377*

*Job Summary: *

The Intelligent Systems Group (ISG) within the Research and Exploratory
Development Department at the *Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics
Laboratory (APL)* in Laurel, Maryland is a multidisciplinary team of
scientists and engineers focused on developing the next generation of
intelligent systems with current emphasis on machine learning, autonomy,
applied neuroscience, and robotics.

The ISG seeking a highly skilled and motivated *Robotics
Engineer/Researcher* who is interested in working on a high energy,
collaborative team that creates novel system concepts and rapid prototypes
to address research questions and critical challenges for our sponsors.
Current programs include research in dexterous manipulation, enhanced
mobility, and autonomous unmanned systems through the integration of
learning, adaptation, control, and perception.

*Duties* (Listed in order of importance with the estimated amount of time
spent at each task):

1. Research and engineering of robotic systems and software. (80%)

2. Writing and presenting technical papers and conference presentations.

3. Onsite or offsite support of sponsor meetings. (10%)

*Required Qualifications: *M.S. in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer
Engineering/Science, or a related field (or B.S. with at least 3 years of
experience). Experience developing control methodologies and algorithms for
robotic or unmanned systems, designing and fabricating electrical and/or
mechanical parts, modeling and simulation of dynamic systems, and
programming in C/C++ and MATLAB. Fundamental understanding of
robotic/autonomous systems.

*Desired Qualifications*: M.S. or Ph.D. in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer
Engineering/Science, Robotics, or a related field with 3-5 years of
experience including robot sensor-based perception, robot kinematics and
dynamics, or autonomous control. Experience with ROS (Robot Operating
System). Experience designing and prototyping electrical and/or mechanical

*Security*: Eligibility for a Secret level clearance is required. Applicant
selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation
and must meet the requirements for access to classified information.
Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

*To apply, *visit our Career Site @ www.jhuapl.edu/employment and search
for job number *09377*.

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