A Postdoc position is available in the Mechatronics and Robotics Research Lab at the University of Massachusetts. The position is in support of robot teleoperation research and the candidate should have a strong background in machine learning with applications in robotics and/or human motion. The post is for 12 months with the possibility of extension.
The skills, qualifications and experience required to perform the role are a PhD in mechanical engineering, mechatronics, biomedical engineering, kinesiology, or computer science with experience in machine learning. The candidate should have experience in one or more of the following areas: robotics, human biomechanics, analysis of biosignals (such as surface electromyography).
Interested candidates should submit the following application materials for priority consideration by December 31, 2020.
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The Mechatronics and Robotics Research Lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is directed by Professor Frank Sup. We focus on the advancement of physical human-machine interaction. The core of the lab's research is on human-centered mechatronic design in the development of rehabilitative technologies. The research topics span from wearable robotics such as intelligent prosthetics and exoskeletons, to advanced control structures and methodologies.
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Frank C. Sup IV
Associate Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Director, Mechatronics & Robotics Research Lab
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
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