[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PostDoc Positions in Mobile Robotics @ ShanghaiTech University
soerensch at shanghaitech.edu.cn
Thu May 14 02:12:31 PDT 2015
The mobile robotics research group at ShanghaiTech University , lead
by Sören Schwertfeger , is working on various aspects of intelligent
mobile robotics, including but not limited to robot performance
evaluation, especially map evaluation, robot autonomy and intelligence,
object detection, simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) and urban
search and rescue robotics. We invite highly motivated individuals with
a Ph.D. degree to work with us in these exciting research areas. The
projects in our group are currently generously funded by the Shanghai
The School of Information Science and Technology (SIST)  in the newly
founded ShanghaiTech University has identified Robotics as one of its
central areas of research. China is the biggest and fastest growing
robotics market in the world , and the cosmopolitan Shanghai is right
in the center of that development , hosting a multitude of robotics
and high-tech companies (e.g. ABB, FANUC, KUKA, SIASUN, ...). Located in
the Zhangjiang High-Tech Park , ShanghaiTech is offering an excellent
research environment with generous start-up support, copious
collaboration opportunities (within the School and University; with the
Chinese Academy of Science; with Industry and other local Universities),
outstanding students and brand new campus facilities.
If you have any questions you are very welcome to reply to this e-mail
or to arrange a meeting with Sören Schwertfeger  during ICRA 2015.
(1) PhD degree in computer science or related areas.
(2) Good publication track record in international conferences and journals.
(3) Good hands-on experiences in implementing and testing complex
algorithms on real robots.
(4) Prior experience with ROS and field robotics is a plus.
(5) Good communication skills and capability of co-supervising research
(6) Fluent in oral and written English.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit (all in English) a cover
letter, a CV including copies of three representative publications, and
two letters of reference to: hr-sist at shanghaitech.edu.cn (cc to
soerensch at shanghaitech.edu.cn). We provide very competitive salary and
benefits for this post.
Sören Schwertfeger, Ph.D.
School of Information Science and Technology
E-Mail: soerensch at shanghaitech.edu.cn
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