Duke University, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

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Position ID:Duke-MEMS-ROBOTICS [#13044, 50037866]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate in Robotics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Robotics
Appl Deadline:2019/01/04help popup finished (2018/12/21, finished 2019/07/07, listed until 2019/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

A postdoctoral position in robotics is now available at Duke University, with an emphasis on one or more of the following areas: motion planning, machine/deep/reinforcement learning, estimation, formal method and control synthesis. More information on current research projects can be found below: http://people.duke.edu/~mz61/research/index.html

Along with research, the successful candidate is also expected to teach a robotics course at Duke at the graduate level (MSc and PhD students) in the fall 2019. This should be a core robotics course covering topics like motion planning and estimation

This position is for one year with the option to renew for a second year. The starting date is in the summer 2019. For more information please contact Michael Zavlanos (michael.zavlanos@duke.edu). Additional responsibilities of the Postdoctoral Associate include:

The conscientious discharge of research or scholarship responsibilities, which may include teaching responsibilities for Postdoctoral Associates conformance to standards of responsible conduct in research Compliance with good scholarly and research practice Maintenance of a laboratory notebook and/or other comparable records of research activity, which remains the property of Duke University upon termination Adherence to University standards regarding use of chemicals and the like Open and timely discussion with the mentor regarding all facets of the Postdoctoral Appointee's research activities. Postdoctoral Appointees are encouraged to consult the AAMC Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees and Their Mentors for suggested guidelines for the Postdoctoral Appointee-mentor relationship Prompt disclosure to the mentor regarding the possession and desire to distribute materials, reagents, software, copyrightable and potentially patentable discoveries derived from the Postdoctoral Appointee's research.

Collegial conduct towards members of the research group and others as described in the Duke University School of Medicine Honor Code of Professional Conduct and other relevant conduct policies pertaining to other schools at Duke University. Compliance with all applicable University and departmental policies and procedures.

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Further Info:
Duke University
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Box 90300
Durham, NC 27708

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