Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Control of Autonomous Systems

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

United States

July 22, 2022

Description

Posting Details

Classification Information

Classification Type EHRA

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of Position

The successful candidate will conduct research on modeling, sensor fusion, perception, and control of autonomous vehicles for different applications such as transportation systems and self-driving vehicles. The candidate will also support funded projects through original research, collaboration with other team members, development and internal evaluation of reports, facilitating the research meetings within the team, mentoring of students, and technically and financially overseeing projects' milestones. The candidate will also contribute to proposal development efforts, thereby strengthening North Carolina A&T State University's ability to attract external funding. The candidate will publish research results, in collaboration with his supervisor, in recognized journals. The candidate will share student mentoring with his supervisor and will participate in departmental seminars and other professional activities as assigned. The candidate will be also working with both graduate and undergraduate students in a mentoring role, and will be involved in conducting workshops, and seminars. The candidate will enjoy a dynamic and collaborative working environment.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

North Carolina A & T is a public land grant high research activity university that enrolls over 13,300 students. The University is committed to dedicated teaching and learning, scholarly and creative research, and effective engagement and public service.

The College of Engineering (COE), with over 2,300 students, has 5 Doctoral programs, 8 Masters of Science Degree programs, and EAC ABET accredited undergraduate programs in Architectural, Bio-, Biological, Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering, as well as a CAC ABET-accredited program Computer Science. The College's focus is on cultivating leaders who excel in academics, innovation, and research; where the 5 research cluster areas of the COE are Autonomous Systems, Cybersecurity and Resilience, Energy and Sustainability, Healthcare Applications and Complex Systems and Networks. The College welcomes team members who thrive in an environment that embraces diversity and inclusion within the student body, faculty, and staff. Additional information about the College and the University can be found at https:// www. ncat.edu/coe

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the largest departments in the College of Engineering with more than 440 students in its four degree programs. The four programs are a BS in electrical engineering, a BS in computer engineering, an MS in electrical engineering, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering. There are 18 full time and 4 part time faculty members in the department. Additional information can be found at https:// www. ncat.edu/coe/departments/elen/index.html

Autonomous Cooperative Control of Emergent Systems of Systems (ACCESS) Laboratory aims to address fundamental problems in modeling, analysis, control, and improvement of complex systems. Researchers at ACCESS laboratory .

Minimum Requirements

1- Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related areas (computer science, mechanical engineering, systems engineering, or mechatronics), specializing in Control and Robotics. 2- A strong theoretical and experimental background with evidence of skills related to perception and control of autonomous (2) good skills in writing scientific papers and technical reports, 3- experience with implementing control of robotic systems and embedded systems, 4-good programming skills such as Python, C++, and ROS, 5- familiarity with AI tools, OpenCV, computer vision, (6) familiarity with autonomous vehicles sensors such as Radar, Lidar, camera, GPS, etc.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

1-The ideal candidate should be familiar with AI tools, OpenCV, computer vision, 2- The ideal candidateshould be familiar with autonomous vehicles sensors such as Radar, Lidar, camera, GPS, etc.

Required License or Certification

Position Information

Working Title Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Control of Autonomous Systems

Position Number 009762 Salary Range $53,000-$55,000 FLSA Exempt Position Type Post Doctoral Appointment Type Time Limited - Full-time Tenure Track No FTE If Time Limited, Appointment Length 07/31/2023 Organizational Division Electrical & Computer Engineering Organizational Location College of Engineering Organizational Unit Electrical & Computer Engineering

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA1444

Open Date 06/20/2022 Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled Open Until Filled Yes Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 07/04/2022 Date Position Available 7/15/2022 Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

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