[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc position in collaborative robotics and ROS-Industrial

Martijn Wisse m.wisse at tudelft.nl
Tue May 26 01:40:57 PDT 2015

The TU Delft Robotics Institute of the Delft University of Technology, the
Netherlands, announces a vacancy for a postdoc position on the topic of
collaborative robotics, specifically on ROS-Industrial.

*Job description*
  - project management of ROS and ROS-Industrial activities in close
cooperation with the technical lead
  - management of EU-project “Factory-in-a-Day” activities
  - contribution to ongoing projects in the 'Robots that work' theme of the
  - contribution to industrial automation research in the lab (motion
  - guide / supervise PhD candidates
  - coordination of ROS-related undergraduate projects

*What do we ask?*
The ideal candidate for this position has a PhD degree in Robotics, Computer
Science, Computer Engineering or a related field. The candidate must have
strong analytical skills and must be able to work at the intersection of
several research domains.
  - programming experience: C++, Python
  - affinity with experimental and industrial robotics
  - robot motion planning / control
  - Excellent written and verbal English skills are required.

Additionally (a plus):
  - software engineering skills
  - experience with industrial robotics and automation
  - experience with ROS: MoveIt, navigation, etc

*What do we offer*
We offer the opportunity to do scientifically challenging research in a
multi-disciplinary research group. The appointment will be for a period of 1
year. As an employee of the university you will receive a competitive salary
(between approx. EUR 2800 and EUR 3500 gross per month based on a full-time
appointment and depending on the candidate's qualifications), as well as
excellent secondary benefits in accordance with the Collective Agreement
(CAO) of the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU).
Assistance with accommodation can be arranged.

*How to apply*
Please make sure to investigate the “ROS-Industrial” community as well as
the “Factory-in-a-Day” project before applying. Submit your application to
Dr. Martijn Wisse (m.wisse at tudelft.nl) before DATE, YEAR. Include a cover
letter along with a detailed curriculum vitae, a separate motivation letter
stating why the position interests you, electronic copies of your top three
publications, the summary of your PhD thesis, names and addresses of three
reference persons, and other information that might be relevant to your
application. Dr. Wisse can also be contacted for more information about this

*About 3mE and the Delft Robotics Institute*
The 3mE Faculty trains committed engineering students, PhD candidates and
post-doctoral researchers in groundbreaking scientific research in the
fields of mechanical, maritime and materials engineering. The Delft Robotics
Institute is a quickly growing interdepartmental organization with over 100
robotics-oriented researchers from 6 departments ranging from Computer
Science to Industrial Design Engineering. More information at

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