[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc position available @ PRISMA Lab
The PRISMA Lab at the University of Naples Federico II is seeking to
recruit senior postdoctoral research fellows that will have a key
research role in the following area: Visual Servoing and Automatic
Control especially focused on Aerial and Mobile Robots. The successful
candidates will conduct their research at the PRISMA Lab on the European
Research project HYFLIERS on the following themes: autonomous landing of
VToL vehicles on pipes in a refinery; autonomous navigation of pipes
with hybrid drones with omnidirectional, articulated wheels;
visual-force control of an hyper-redundant cable-driven robot arm.
We are looking for highly-motivated young scientists with a background
and PhD in automatic control and/or robotics, preferably with at least
two years of experience abroad, and a well-established publication
record among these respective areas:
- Visual servoing
- Modeling and control of UAV/mobile robots
- Piecewise-smooth, hybrid and impacting dynamic systems
Strong competencies in C/C++/ROS programming and MATLAB are essential.
Qualified potential applicants holding a PhD degree should provide the
1) Cover letter briefly describing their background and career plans
3) Link to their research web-site
4) List of publications
5) Date of availability
6) Names and contact information of at least two references
All documents should be submitted via email as a single compressed/pdf
file to Prof. Bruno Siciliano [hidden email] <mailto:[hidden email]>with the subject:
POSTDOC CANDIDATE (HYFLIERS)
***Naples is the third largest city in Italy, and is the capital of the
Campania region. World-known for its rich history, art, culture,
architecture, music, and gastronomy, Naples is a lively, exciting and
bustling city situated on the southwest coast in a gorgeous gulf, and is
surrounded by attractive tourist and archaeological sites such as Capri,
Ischia, Amalfi Coast, Pompei, Ercolano, Mount Vesuvius.
*Salary and Duration*
The positions are full time and will be paid according to the current
Italian scheme. Salary will be determined depending on the level of
experience and research seniority of the individual candidate.
Positions are available immediately and will remain open until a
suitable number of strongly qualified candidates are selected.