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A postdoctoral position for a researcher with expertise in robotics and medical robotics in the research group of Professor Nabil Simaan.

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering
A postdoctoral position for a researcher with expertise in robotics and medical robotics in the research group of Professor Nabil Simaan. The post-doctoral candidate will be supporting research activities in human-robot interaction through telemanipulation/cooperative control and image-guided micro-surgery. 


Successful candidates for this position should have these qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering/Computer Science or robotics related fields.
  • The candidate will be working mostly on two multi-institutional collaborations. The ideal candidate is therefore expected to possess strong collaborative work ethic and excellent spoken and written English communication skills.
  • Proven experience in C/C++ programming and strong background in Matlab/Simulink real-time.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new research areas and to participate in development of new research through participation in grant writing efforts.

Additional desirable attributes we seek in top candidates are:

  • Background in medical image segmentation, registration and medical robotics.
  • A strong background in robot modeling and control.
  • Experience in design and system integration. 
  • Ability to work with a team of graduate students to achieve research goals. Past experience in mentoring other students will be helpful. 
  • Experience in ROS, VTK, OpenCV, and or Qt Project. 
  • Background in finite element modeling and or flexible system modeling.

Interested applicants should submit the following to Professor Nabil Simaan to apply:

  • An up to date CV with a list of publications and education details
  • A list of references
  • A statement of research interest
  • A portfolio of past research work. This can also include list of most significant papers published by the candidate.
Nabil Simaan, PhD
Email
Phone: (615) 322-2443
2018-10-19 15:53:35

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