[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoctoral position in robotics at US Naval Research Laboratory

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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoctoral position in robotics at US Naval Research Laboratory

James McMahon
The Physical Acoustics branch at the US Naval Research Laboratory in
Washington, DC is looking for a Postdoctoral candidate with a background
in either automated planning, perception, or machine learning for a
position with the autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) group. The
candidate will be performing research in combined task and motion
planning for an AUV navigating in partially or fully unknown
environments. The candidate will work with a multidisciplinary team
comprised of researchers in the fields of robotics, underwater
acoustics, oceanography, and artificial intelligence.

Minimum Qualifications:

     PhD in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mathematics, or similar fields.
     Programming experience in C++, Matlab, Java, or Python
     Strong publication record in robotics or artificial intelligence
     Must be a US Citizen

Desired Qualifications:

     Experience implementing algorithms for one of the following
research areas on board a fielded robot: combined task and motion
planning, SLAM, multi-vehicle tracking, deep reinforcement learning
     Experience with signal processing (acoustic, lidar, etc.)
     Experience with field trials (the candidate will participate in
several at-sea experiments)

Postdoctoral positions typically last for 2-3 years. The stipend for the
position is approximately 77k annually. For additional information
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*James McMahon, PhD*

Computer Scientist, Acoustics Division/7130

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

T 202.404.5311 F 202.404.7813

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