[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] UC Berkeley: Postdoctoral Scholar and Research Coordinator, CITRIS “People and Robots” Initiative (CPAR)

Ken Goldberg goldberg at berkeley.edu
Mon Nov 7 07:13:42 PST 2016

Seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar and Research Coordinator, CITRIS “People 
and Robots” Initiative (CPAR)

at CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of 
Society) & the Banatao Institute UC Berkeley.

Seeking an energetic, creative, and outgoing Postdoc with expertise in robot learning and/or computer vision to play an active role in research and the CITRIS People and Robots Initiative. This multidisciplinary research initiative is based at UC Berkeley and includes 80 faculty and industry sponsors at four UC campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Merced, and Santa Cruz) to catalyze cutting-edge research in Robot Learning, Human-Robot Interaction, Deep Learning, Bio-Inspired Design, and Cloud Robotics:


The Postdoc will work with Faculty Director Ken Goldberg, affiliated faculty members, and graduate students on research (50% effort) and the other 50% as a Research Coordinator, working with Ken and CITRIS Deputy Director Camille Crittenden on strategy, outreach, and coordinating weekly research seminars and events, summarizing research, identifying opportunities for collaboration, and extending public awareness via websites, flyers, and social media. Applicants should have a PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field, and have research experience in Robotics (ideally with experience in computer vision to identify and localize parts) and enthusiasm for outreach, academic event planning, and outreach/social media.  We seek a candidate who can start as early as Jan 1, 2016. Candidate must have received Ph.D. or equivalent prior to start date.

To apply, please email:

1. Cover letter briefly describing your qualifications and career goals.
2. Your CV and link to your website.
3. Names and contact information of three references.

These documents should be submitted in the body of email or as pdf attachments with
Subject:  ** Postdoc Application for CITRIS People and Robots Initiative

Please email materials to both:
Dr. Camille Crittenden, Deputy Director, CITRIS: ccrittenden at citris-uc.org
Prof. Ken Goldberg, CPAR Director: goldberg at berkeley.edu

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