[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Robotics / Human Robot Cooperation Position at Honda Research Institute (Silicon Valley)

Soshi Iba siba at honda-ri.com
Tue Sep 12 15:01:55 PDT 2017

Honda Research Institute USA (HRI-US) strives to be at the cutting edge of Honda's research and development activities. Driven by Honda's global slogan - The Power of Dreams - we pursue emerging technologies and bring them into reality to make people happy by engaging daily in highly scientific, pioneering work. We realize that dreams don't come from organizations, systems, or money. They come from people, and we seek people who have such a challenging spirit to join us.

Currently, HRI-US (Silicon Valley) is searching for a self-motivated candidate capable of formulating and solving original problems in robotics.

This new member is expected to create new research ideas that solve complex and real world problems, and to contribute to scientific publication. He/she will have opportunities to build relationships with research partners at world-class universities and work with other Honda Research Institutes in Europe and in Japan.

For more information, please visit the our link:

Senior Scientist: Robotics / Human Robot Cooperation (Job Number: P16F06)

Key Responsibilities:
- Perform research in decision making and planning under uncertainty in human robot cooperation, cooperative manipulation, navigation in human environment, social robotics and related emerging fields
- Lead a team of scientists and engineers towards a global research goal

Minimum Qualifications:
- PhD in computer science, robotics, or related field with at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience
​- Hands-on experience with robots in real environment using ROS, C++, Python
- Familiarity with machine learning techniques
- Strong communication skills and ability to work with academic partners


The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, eagerness to learn and grow, and have a flexible approach to solving problems.

Application Instructions:

Please send an e-mail to

careers at honda-ri.com<mailto:careers at honda-ri.com>

with the following:

- Subject line including the job number you are applying for

- Recent CV

- A cover letter explaining how your background matches the qualifications

Candidates must have the legal right to work in the U.S.A.

- soshi

Soshi Iba, Ph.D. (siba at honda-ri.com)
Principal Scientist
Honda Research Institute USA, Inc.
375 Ravendale Drive Suite B, Mountain View, CA 94043
Phone: +1-650-444-4127
Fax:   +1-650-314-0405

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