[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Post-doc Position in haptics / surgical robotics / rehab robotics at Rice University

Marcia O'Malley omalleym at rice.edu
Wed Aug 23 19:32:56 PDT 2017

Post-doc Position in Haptics, Surgical Robotics, and/or Rehab Robotics

Mechatronics and Haptic Interfaces Lab Rice University Houston, TX USA


The MAHI Lab at Rice University (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__mahilab.rice.edu&d=DwIFAw&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=xQ5dYrJiinyGYN5ZkO5gW3W9UQFmL-3gwiQ1sGXkssk&s=yEgekGS2L23meMFX-Qs0PUhC_p5BpScov4qbnlLf9KY&e=) has one opening
for a post-doctoral research associate, beginning January 2018. The post-doc
will support current and developing research projects, with the opportunity
to develop new collaborations and research directions that complement other
research efforts within the lab as part of the scope of the appointment.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in mechanical engineering,
biomedical engineering, or a related field, with a strong background in
dynamic systems, controls, haptics, mechatronics, and/or  robotics. 
Demonstrated experience with human-subject experiments and collaborations
with medical professionals is preferred. The project will be supervised by
Prof. Marcia O'Malley in the Mechatronics and Haptic Interfaces Lab
(https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__mahilab.rice.edu&d=DwIFAw&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=xQ5dYrJiinyGYN5ZkO5gW3W9UQFmL-3gwiQ1sGXkssk&s=yEgekGS2L23meMFX-Qs0PUhC_p5BpScov4qbnlLf9KY&e=). The initial term of appointment is for one year,
with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and
availability of funding.

Application Process
Interested applicants should send, in a single email with 'POST-DOC' in the
subject line, to omalleym at rice.edu, the following items:
1. In the body of the email:
     a. A summary of research background and interests (<300 words)
     b. Doctoral dissertation topic
     c. Desired / available start date
2. As attachments (pdf)
     a. Curriculum vitae including list of publications
     b. Contact information for at least 3 references

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applicants are encouraged
to apply by October 1, 2017. 
Rice University, an equal opportunity employer and a Tier 1 Research
University, is located in the vibrant urban setting of Houston, TX, the
fourth largest city in the U.S.

Marcia K. O'Malley (Marcie), Ph.D.
Professor of  Mechanical Engineering
Director of Graduate Studies in Mechanical Engineering
Special Advisor to the Provost on Health-Related Research and Educational
Rice University

6100 Main Street MS 321
Houston, TX 77005-1892
Phone: (713) 348-3545, Fax: (713) 348-5423
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