[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc 3 years for multi-contact motion planning of a humanoid robot

金広文男 f-kanehiro at aist.go.jp
Wed Jul 19 17:23:02 PDT 2017

Engineer staff in Robotics Opening

We are opening a 3-years position for a postdoc to work on multi-contact
motion planning of a humanoid robot.

The postdoc will be in charge of the following tasks:
   -  Developing a multi-contact motion planning algorithm that can be used for
      a standing up motion planning, whole-body locomotion and whole-body manipulation.  
   -  Implementing the algorithm on our software environment,
   -  Testing the planned motions with our multi-contact motion controller.

   -  Knowledge in kinematics/dynamics and motion planning of humanoid robots,
   -  Very good skills in programming and integration in C++,
   -  Good knowledge of development tool-chain and of development management
       tools (git, cmake, continuous integration, etc.)
   -  Good oral and written level in English, especially in technical English.

Employment duration:
The contract needs to be renewed annually. The renewal is up to twice
(up to March 31st 2020).

Working Hour:
from Monday to Friday, 7hours and 45minutes per day
(9:00-17:45 including one hour break)

Saturday, Sunday and national holidays

Working Place:
Humanoid Research Group, Intelligent Systems Research Institute, AIST
AIST Central 1, 1-1-1 Umezono, 305-8560, Tsukuba, Japan

from 2,200 to 2,500 Japanese Yen/hour depending on the experience.
Income tax and social insurance premium are deducted from the salary.

Starting date of employment:

Send your CV and motivation letter to
Fumio Kanehiro, AIST-IS Humanoid Research Group, Tsukuba, Japan
f-kanehiro at aist.go.jp
An interview will be conducted for each profile fitting the requirement.

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