March 31, 2011

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position at Carnegie Mellon University

Postdoctoral Positions

Course(s) Offered: Medical robotics
Course Level: Postdoctoral
Employer: The Robotics Institute
Country to Work in: USA

Scholarship Description
The Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The university began as the Carnegie Technical Schools founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1900.

The University offers postdoctoral positions to eligible and well-rounded candidates. These Postdoctoral Positions are Short-term fellowships for recent PhD graduates.

A postdoctoral fellowship in medical robotics is currently available in the Medical Instrumentation Laboratory in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon. The position will involve theoretical and experimental aspects of research in needle steering.

Eligibility
The candidate should have a strong background in finite element modeling, design, and control systems, with practical experience in fabrication of mechanisms.

The candidate will work with graduate students, undergraduates, and staff in the Medical Instrumentation Laboratory, as well as surgeons at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Eligible groups
Citizens of any country, who meet the required criteria

Participating Institutions
The Medical Instrumentation Laboratory, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

The Robotics Institute, a part of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, was established in 1979 to conduct basic and applied research in robotics technologies relevant to industrial and societal tasks. The Institute is an international leader in robotics education.

Fields of study
Theoretical and experimental aspects of research in needle steering

Number of awards
One (1) position is currently available

Sponsorship duration
Not specified. Please inquire from the provider / employer

Scholarship benefits
Inquire from the employer

Method of Application
There is no formal application procedure for postdoctoral fellows at the Robotics Institute. Postdoctoral positions are obtained by faculty recommendations or advertisements. Visit the official website through link below to apply to the current position.

DEADLINES:
There is an all-round-the-year intake of candidates for available vacancies. Please contact the institute for current calls, advertisements and deadlines.

PLEASE NOTE:
For the most current openings at the Institute, visit the Postdoctoral positions page.

Over 50 full-time faculty are continually advancing the state-of-the-art in a diversity of robotics-related fields, including space-robotics, computer graphics, medical robotics, computer vision, artificial intelligence, and many others.

With programs ranging from a PhD in Robotics to summer camps for grade-school students, the Robotics Institute is committed to inspiring and educating the next generation of roboticists.

Contact
BY U.S.Mail:
The Robotics Institute; 5000 Forbes Avenue; Pittsburgh PA 15213-3890.
1-412-268-3818;
1-412-268-6436 (fax)

OR The Robotics Institute Director:
Matt Mason at matt.mason@cs.cmu.edu

OR The Robotics Institute Graduate Programs Admissions:
robotics.admissions@ri.cmu.edu

Application Deadline: Contact Employer
Open to International students: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

No comments:

Post a Comment