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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Requisition Number STFR004397
Division/College College of Computer and Information Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 10
Posting Date 03/01/2018

Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.


Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar.

We are looking for a candidate with a strong academic or industrial track record in the planning and control of robot manipulation. For this position, it is essential that the candidate have a strong object oriented programming background. The ideal candidate will be familiar with ROS and have experience with C++ and Python. The candidate must also have good mathematical and analytical skills and strong oral and written communication skills.

Additional Information

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  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
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