[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Lead researcher - Robotics in Architecture, Art and Design - London, UK

Guillaume de Chambrier chambrierg at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 02:25:15 PST 2016

Job title : Lead researcher - Robotics in Architecture, Art and Design -

Location: London, UK

Salary: Competitive

Duties :

The post holder will be tasked with setting up a robotic lab for
crafting statues and pieces of art   from a wide range of materials. The
initial part of your work will consist of identifying an appropriate
robot and software package and setting up the system. You will then be
at liberty to investigate novel robot carving methods to improve the
state of the art whilst closely working with masons and artists.
Depending on the progress and success of the project, you will be
responsible for the recruitment and management of a research team. You
will have the opportunity to go to various robotic conferences
(Rob|Arch) and publish in journals and conferences.

Job-specific skills:

The post holder will have strong mathematical skills and understanding
of physics and experience using them in the development of software.

- A PhD in robotics
- Experience with an industrial robot such as KUKA or ABB
- Inverse kinematics and path planning
- Robot motion planning including compliant motion
- Impedance controller
- Hybrid force-torque controller
- 3D computer vision, point clouds and meshes
- Project management
- Strong programming skills (C++)

What we offer:

You will have the opportunity of to emerge yourself in employing robots
for crafting art and architecture whilst pushing the technical
boundaries to advance the state of the art.
You will have freedom in creating this new robotic lab and decide how
best to approach the design challenges faced. If you are ambitious do
not hesitate to apply.

How to apply:

Send a replay with your CV attached.

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