[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD openings in medical robotics at the University of Arkansas
One fully funded Ph.D. position available at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Arkansas in spring 2019 or fall 2019. The Ph.D. student will focus on MR-compatible robot and robotic capsules.
1) Applicants have to fulfill the requirements for Ph.D. admission at UARK. Students are required to meet the basic English proficiency requirements.
2) Potential candidates are expected to hold a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, automation, mechatronics, robotics, mechanics, math etc. Demonstrated research experiences in robotics would be a plus (e.g. good publication record or hardware development experiences).
3) Proficiency in mechanical 3D modeling software (e.g. Solidworks/Creo), programming language (Matlab, C, C++, C#, Python), manufacturing tools, solid math/ mechanics/ robotics knowledge.
4) Excellent writing and communication skills.
About the University of Arkansas
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is the flagship of the University of Arkansas System. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the university as having the highest possible level of research; for the Advancement of Teaching and has research expenditures of $133.7 million, placing it among the top 2 percent of colleges and universities nationwide in the U.S. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers BS, MS and Ph.D. programs serving approximately 600 students in total. The faculty produces over 100 publications per year with annual research expenditures are approximately $2.2 million. Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding Northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. - ranked #5 in 2017 U.S. News Best Places to Live
Rankings. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular king trails are within a short drive of campus.