[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc position at the Autonomous Systems Lab - ETH Zurich

Juan Nieto jnieto at ethz.ch
Tue May 23 03:04:33 PDT 2017

The Autonomous Systems Lab (ASL) at ETH Zurich is looking to hire an outstanding Postdoctoral Researcher for working in the areas of:

Aerial Robotics with a focus on our Fixed-Wing and Multi-Rotor Platforms
Robotic Motion Planning and Control, as well as Learning for Control
Machine Learning for Robotics (especially Reinforcement Learning)

A PhD (or close to completion) in Robotics, Machine Learning, Control, or a related subject
Strong background in planning and control for robotics and / or strong background in machine learning.
Publications at relevant conferences (you are required to have published in at least two of the following venues RSS, ICRA, CDC, ICML, NIPS, AISTATS, CVPR, ICLR) and journals (you are required to have an article accepted in at least one of the following TRO, TAC, TCST, IJRR, JMLR, MLJ, Neural Computation, PAMI)
Desire to integrate technology and research into fully-operational robots
Willingness (and ideally experience) to work and operate state-of-the-art fixed-wing aerial robotic platforms in challenging outdoor environments and missions.

Working with one of the largest robotics research labs in the world in a top-ten university.
Strong ties to major industrial partners (including Google, Intel, Volkswagen, Bosch), e.g. through ongoing collaborations in European or bilateral research projects.
A highly competitive salary.
Involvement in supervision of PhD students, and shaping your own direction of research.

Applications should involve your CV, all grade transcripts (Bachelor, Master, and, if applicable, PhD), and the names and contact details of 2-3 references. They can be sent as a single pdf document to Juan Nieto (jnieto at ethz.ch <mailto:nietoj at ethz.ch>) and Igor Gilitschenski (igilitschenski at ethz.ch <mailto:igilitschenski at ethz.ch>) with subject “Postdoc application 2017”. The starting date is flexible. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Juan Nieto   |   Deputy Director
Autonomous Systems Lab   |  ETH Zürich, LEE J 219
Leonhardstrasse 21   |   Zürich 8092, Switzerland
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