A funded Postdoc position is available at Bio-Inspired Robotics Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK. We seek strong candidates who have experiences in the research areas of design, control, and simulation of soft robots. The post is for 18 months with the possibility of extension.
The post holder will help to support and maintain the University's national and international reputation for excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will join the Bio-Inspired Robotics Lab in the Department of Engineering, and will participate in the overall contribution of the department/faculty, as appropriate.
The skills, qualifications and experience required to perform the role are a first degree in a relevant discipline and a PhD degree (or about to be awarded a PhD degree) in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, material science, or a related area; Expertise is sought in (one or more of) the following areas: biologically inspired robotics (theoretical and/or experimental), soft robotics, modelling and simulation of biological systems, soft matter modelling and analysis.
The Bio-Inspired Robotics Lab at University of Cambridge has been leading the Soft Robotics research for more than seven years, as the coordinator of IEEE-RAS Soft Robotics Technical Committee (softrobotics.org). Many previous postdocs are pursuing their academic careers after the successful research in our lab.