The Departments of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering at Princeton University are seeking exceptional candidates for a research position at the Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior level. A Ph.D. in engineering or a related field is required. The position will support research undertaken as part of a cross-disciplinary project involving research groups from Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering. A successful candidate will work closely with faculty from these departments in order to lead an effort that seeks to enable teams of robotic systems to safely, efficiently, and reliably carry out tasks such as trash collection, search-and-rescue missions, and environmental monitoring. The effort will focus on developing the fundamental theory, algorithms, software, and sensing capabilities for such applications, along with hardware test-beds for validating the proposed methods. We expect that a successful candidate will manage a team of students and researchers in order to coordinate the research efforts for this project. Appointments are for one year and are renewable annually based on satisfactory performance and available funding. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their vitae, including a list of publications and presentations, a summary of research accomplishments and interests, and the names and addresses of at least three potential references. You must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/10561.This position is subject to the University's background check policy.Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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