[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc position @ Harvard on autonomous RoboBee control
scottk at seas.harvard.edu
Mon Sep 25 15:06:27 PDT 2017
We invite applications for an open postdoctoral fellow position focused on developing learning and control algorithms for the latest generation of RoboBees. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in machine learning, optimization, and/or control and be highly motivated make algorithms work on physical systems. This is a great opportunity to lead a new research direction on an established, high-profile experimental platform with several PIs that have complementary expertise.
A PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field is required. Candidates will be expected to carry out a creative and independent research agenda, publish scholarly papers, and take on a mentorship role for undergraduate and graduate students.
Applications (assembled as a single PDF file) should contain a complete CV, a cover letter describing research interests and goals, a complete list of publications, copies of up to three relevant scientific papers, and the names and contact information of three references (expected to provide letters of recommendation). Applications should be emailed to Scott Kuindersma (scottk at seas.harvard.edu) with the subject line "Fly, Robot! Fly!".
Positions are for 12 months with the possibility to renew. Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Assistant Professor of Engineering and Computer Science
John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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