Postdoctoral Research Fellow or Researcher, 2 positions (field robotics) (# of pos: 2)
Tampere University
Tampere, Finland
2d ago
source : Euraxess

Job description

We are looking for Postdoctoral Research Fellows or Researchers (2 positions in total) to work on a new research project funded by Academy of Finland we have at IHA.

Research is on autonomous field robotic system with two individual topics : nonlinear control theoretic development dealing with geometric SLAM observer, Visual Servoing and robot controls, and rough terrain mobile manipulator whole-body motion estimation utilizing IMU sensor networks and machine learning in real-world set-up supported by experienced over 10 people research team

Our research and development goals are ambitious, and so are the anticipated techniques and tools to be applied.

See some of our recent works and a running project TITAN on real-world autonomous field robotics (links below YouTube) The work is mainly composed of development activities, including algorithm and software development, setting of experimental systems, collecting data and performing experiments, projects TITAN (

Researcher requirements :

  • applicable master’s degree
  • ability and motivation to conduct independent research within research projects
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow requirements :

  • applicable doctoral degree
  • capacity for independent scholarly or artistic activity
  • teaching skills required to successfully perform the duties and functions of the position
  • We appreciate experience of studying and working abroad and contacts to international research community. Ability to supervise and students would be an advantage.

    We offer

    Fix term project-based contract for 3 years and trial period of 6 months. The expected starting date is as soon as possible, as mutually agreed upon by both parties.

    The project includes optional up to 6-month mobility period at world leading professor lab abroad.

    The salary will be based on both the job demands and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the University Salary System.

    The position of Researcher is placed on the job demand levels 2-4 and the Postdoctoral Research Fellow is placed on the job demand levels 5-6 (the demand level chart for the teaching and research staff).

    A typical starting salary in the Researcher position is around 2300 EUR / month and in the Postdoctoral Research Fellow position around 3400 EUR / month.

    We offer a wide range of staff benefits, such as occupational health care, flexible working hours, excellent sports facilities on campus and several restaurants and cafés on campus with staff discounts.

    Please read more about .

    We are inviting you to be a part of a vibrant, active and truly international research community. Interdisciplinarity is highly encouraged, as it allows you to expand your research network and exposes you to new perspectives and ideas to solve complex real-world research problems with high impact and pursue novel research findings.

    We have a strong commitment to the highest level of scientific research and the provision of high-quality doctoral education.

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