[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] A postdoctoral research fellow position in Computer Vision/Machine Learning/Robot Perception at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Wed Nov 4 21:23:43 PST 2015

A postdoctoral research fellow position is available in the area of Computer Vision/Machine Learning/Robot Perception for a project aimed at developing autonomous search and rescue robots. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Danwei Wang (http://goo.gl/ujJb9U) and a group of Research Fellows, Research Associates and PhD/Masters/Bachelors students in the ST Engineering - NTU Corporate Laboratory at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Major responsibilities include,

+ Development of efficient 3D feature extraction algorithms from point clouds and/or RGB-D data

+ Semantic Labelling of 3D map/sensor data

The applicant must,

+ Have completed/near completion of his/her Ph.D in a related field of research.

+ Be genuinely excited about validating research results in field experiments using real robotic systems. Experience with quad-copters is highly valued.

+ Be willing to collaborate with other team members and help and guide junior researchers on a regular basis.

+ Be willing to apply his/her knowledge to new topics outside of his/her core interests.

+ Be comfortable with software development for robotic systems.

Preference will be given to applicants with following additional skills

+ Extensive C/C++/Python and/or MATLAB programming skills.

+ Experience in robotic software development using ROS.

+ Experience with standard open-source robotics related libraries such as PCL, OpenCV, etc,.

+ Hands on experience with implementing/deploying algorithms on actual robotic systems and conducting field experiments (especially on quad-copters).

+ Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

You can send in your CV and a cover letter including a description of past experiences to Prof Danwei Wang at edwwang at ntu.edu.sg as soon as possible. Initial contract is for one year with a possibility of extension up to a maximum of three years. An attractive remuneration based on the experiences and qualifications and a standard benefit package competitive with the industry will be provided for the successful applicant.

Thank you very much!

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