[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoctoral position in Tokyo University of Science (TUS)

Hiroshi TAKEMURA takemura at rs.tus.ac.jp
Fri Dec 6 00:04:04 PST 2019

The Biomechanics Research Robotics (BRLAB) at Tokyo University of Science (TUS) has a fully-funded Ph.D. Position available. Currently, active research topics include developing medical devices, rehabilitation robotics, and Medical Image Processing. Please visit  https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.rs.noda.tus.ac.jp_brlab_english_research-5Ftop.html&d=DwIFJg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=AtOBTEDHPSQlETYNmLZTQySZkof4CSXWReEBgwBlP1A&s=cwfEJjHG47T4FmnLHzs9lxGeywboFbPzedaZ6alubCY&e=  to see our research experiments.
Interested candidates can apply by email. Questions about the positions may be sent to Dr. Hiroshi Takemura at takemura at rs.tus.ac.jp.


The successful applicant will carry out research related to developing medical devices and rehabilitation robotics - specific projects with National Cancer Center Hospital East involve NIR endoscopy, fiber laser ablation, deep learning for endoscopic diagnosis, and rehabilitation robotics. The Postdoctoral  will be expected to guide and shape new research in these areas. As a Postdoctoral, you will help to push the state of the art in the field, using a cutting-edge methods. 


The most important qualifications for the position are a passion for development and a strong motivation to substantially enhance their capabilities - you should have a deep desire to see robots transition out of labs and factories and into human-centric environments (where they will work alongside people). Applicants should possess the following (in rough order of importance):

        ? A Ph.D. In a robotics-related field.
        ? Good spoken and written English language skills.
        ? Programming experience in C++, Python, and/or MATLAB (nice to have).
        ? Experience with computer vision and Multisensor perception (nice to have).


The starting date is negotiable, beginning as early as April 1, 2020. Applications will be evaluated starting on December 20 and will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.


To apply, please send a single email message to takemura at rs.tus.ac.jp with ‘postdoc’ in the subject line and include the following:

1. Your CV, listing all of your publications. Please highlight the three publications you consider to be the most relevant.
2. A short (1/2-3/4 page) letter of intent, describing your experience and career goals.
3. A list of two or more (preferably) references who are able to comment on your research abilities.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email me directly at takemura at rs.tus.ac.jp


Hiroshi Takemura, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Faculty of Science and Technology,
Tokyo University of Science
E-mail: takemura at rs.tus.ac.jp
Tel. +81-4-7124-1501 ext.3971 or 3931 Fax. +81-4-7123-9814

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