[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Post-doctoral position in Robotics, South Korea

Youngshik Kim youngshik at hotmail.com
Thu May 25 07:42:56 PDT 2017


The Robotics group in the mechanical engineering at Hanbat National University (located in Daejeon city, South Korea) invites applications for a multi-year post-doctoral research position (maximum four years) to develop advanced/adaptive control algorithms for novel bio-inspired robots and Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) actuator-based robots. We investigate advanced mobility and manipulation of bio-inspired and/or soft/compliant robotic systems actuated by nontraditional actuator systems as parts of Korea National Research Foundation research projects. The successful applicant will develop advanced/adaptive control algorithms for our novel robotic systems joining an interdisciplinary team (including electrical and mechanical engineers). Applicants should have an excellent academic qualification as well as practical research experience in his/her field. Proficiency in written and spoken English is required. 

Minimum Qualifications
Earned PhD in Robotics or related fields (mechanical, electrical, control engineering, computer science, and so on). 

-	Skill and experience in controls development and implementation for robotic systems 
-	Skill and experience in robot kinematics and dynamics


This position is open to be filled immediately.

To apply, applicants should send the following in a single PDF file to youngshik at hanbat.ac.kr: 
1.	Curriculum Vitae with a list of at least 3 references
2.	Record of publications, with copies of 3 representative papers
3.	A statement about research interest and motivation (max. 2 pages)


Youngshik Kim

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Hanbat National University, Korea


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