[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] One Post-Doctoral Research Position on Soft Robotics

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[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] One Post-Doctoral Research Position on Soft Robotics

Federico Renda
One Post-doctoral research position has been opened at Khalifa University
of Science and Technology (KU) in Abu Dhabi, based on a two-year research
project on *Reconfigurable Soft Robotics* for *Underwater Application. *The
research will focus on the following topics:

·         Bioinspired underwater locomotion and manipulation

·         Distributed control of multi-robot systems

·         Versatile and resilient underwater intervention

The position is available immediately and extends to March 2020.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) and a proven ability to
do excellent scientific research in Robotics, as evidenced by their
publications. The successful candidates will join the College of
Engineering at KU, which offers a uniquely collaborative scientific
research environment and outstanding research facilities. Highly
competitive, tax free, salary and benefits will be offered to successful
candidates.

Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) is a new, multi-cultural,
co-educational institution supported by the government of Emirate of Abu
Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Degrees are offered at Bachelor, Master and
Ph.D. levels in the main Engineering disciplines, including Electrical
Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace
Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering. KU has a grand vision to be
recognized as one of the leading universities in the world. KU has
identified Robotics and Autonomous Systems as one of its strategic research
priorities and has established the *Khalifa University Center for
Autonomous Robotics Systems (KUCARS)* with the goal of becoming an
internationally recognized center of excellence in Robotics research
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ku.ac.ae_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=M16VNSgCK_ssrvPizhcsPp9c02VyWfwcZ7bzSQVrIqI&s=vU4O3AVMp7m0ADZ0314CxTfwd0oS3IT3SRe8xLjbJmQ&e= .

KU is organizing the second Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics
Challenge (MBZIRC) with total prize and sponsorship of USD 5 Million to
bring international robotics teams to compete on 2019 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.mbzirc.com&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=M16VNSgCK_ssrvPizhcsPp9c02VyWfwcZ7bzSQVrIqI&s=pw7Ch4WNpJEcO9z7vXYgeUgQtfbZqcmJcRe1PgIT5Lc&e=).


For application, please send your CV to Dr. Federico Renda
(*[hidden email]
<[hidden email]>*).
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