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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Mac Schwager

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Schwager, Mac
Department Name: 
Aeronautics & Astronautics
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
1 year with an option to extend to 2 years
Appointment Start Date: 
Immediately
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Email a single pdf with the above information to Renee Quiroz (rnquiroz@stanford.edu) with the subject line "Postdoc App."  

We are accepting applications for a postdoctoral position in autonomous driving and multi-agent interactions to work in the Multi-robot Systems Lab (MSL)  (http://msl.stanford.edu) at Stanford University.  Applicants should have a PhD in engineering or computer science, with a strong background in robotics and autonomous systems, specifically in motion planning, control theory, online learning and decision making for robots, or multi-robot systems.  Direct experience with autonomous driving is desirable, but not required.  The successful candidate will engage with a cross disciplinary team at Stanford on problems in multi-vehicle autonomous driving ranging from algorithm design and analysis, to simulation, to implementation and testing on autonomous vehicles.  The candidate should have a desire to take on leadership responsibilities, and should have both strong analytical skills and strong hands-on engineering skills.
 
 
The expected duration of the position is one year, with a possible extension to two years or more. The position is available immediately.
 

Required Qualifications: 
  • Applicants should have a PhD in engineering or computer science
  • A strong background in robotics and autonomous systems, specifically in motion planning, control theory, online learning and decision making for robots, or multi-robot systems
  • Direct experience with autonomous driving is desirable, but not required
Required Application Materials: 

Please include the following as a single pdf:
(1) Brief cover letter
(2) CV
(3) contact information for three references.
Please name the pdf according to the convention "FirstName_LastName_MultiAgentPostdoc.pdf."

 

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.