A postdoctoral position is available in aerial robotics based chemical source detection and localization at the DARC Lab, University of Utah Robotics Center.  Applicants should have a PhD in engineering (e.g., mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, etc.) or computer science, with a strong background in robotics and autonomous systems, specifically motion planning (including experience with collision avoidance), artificial intelligence (e.g., MDPs, POMDPs, etc.), and control systems.

The candidate should have a desire to take on leadership responsibilities and work with graduate students, and he/she is expected to interface with an industry partner. Preference will be given to applicants with following additional skills: extensive programming skills (C/C++/Python/Matlab); experience with ROS and open-source robotics libraries (e.g., OpenCV); hands-on experience with implementation and conducting field experiments; and good verbal and written communication skills, as well as ability to prepare internal and external documents and presentations.

The expected duration of the position is one year, with a possible extension beyond the one-year period.

To apply, please follow the instructions provided here: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/54917

This position is open until filled. For more information, please contact Prof. Kam Leang (kam.k.leang@utah.edu) with the subject line “Postdoc App – ABSES”.