[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc Opening on Soft Robotics at University of Cambridge

Fumiya Iida fi224 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Feb 11 00:23:48 PST 2019

Application Deadline: February 21st, 2019


Postdoc Position on Soft Robotics 
Bio-Inspired Robotics Lab
Department of Engineering 
University of Cambridge 


A funded Postdoc position is available at Bio-Inspired Robotics Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK. We seek strong candidates who have experiences in the research areas of design, control, and simulation of soft robots. The post is for 18 months with the possibility of extension.

The post holder will help to support and maintain the University's national and international reputation for excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will join the Bio-Inspired Robotics Lab in the Department of Engineering, and will participate in the overall contribution of the department/faculty, as appropriate.

The skills, qualifications and experience required to perform the role are a first degree in a relevant discipline and a PhD degree (or about to be awarded a PhD degree) in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, material science, or a related area; Expertise is sought in one or more of the following areas: biologically inspired robotics (theoretical and/or experimental), soft robotics, modelling and simulation of biological systems,  development, modelling and analysis of soft functional materials.

To apply, please visit the following website:

The application deadline is on the 21st February 2019.

The Bio-Inspired Robotics Lab at University of Cambridge has been leading the Soft Robotics research for a decade, as the coordinator of IEEE-RAS Soft Robotics Technical Committee (softrobotics.org). Many previous postdocs are pursuing their academic careers after the successful research in our lab. More details of the lab can be found at:

Fumiya Iida, Dr. sc. nat.

University Reader in Robotics 
Department of Engineering
University of Cambridge
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