- Dynamics and Kinematics based control of legged robots / Whole body control
- Locomotion and trajectory generation
- Motion planning for humanoids and quadrupeds
- Impedance control
- Integration of perception/vision in control & planning for legged systems
The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team working on the development of the hydraulic quadruped robot, HyQ, and cooperating with the team working on the compliant humanoid, COMAN. The candidate is expected to take a leading role and the responsibility for the control aspects of several robotic platforms. The candidate will be expected to initiate creative and innovative research programs in the areas of his expertise and needs of the Department.
Expected starting date is negotiable, but as soon as possible.
The successful candidate will be offered a contract of five years with a highly competitive salary which will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. International applications are encouraged and will receive logistic support for visa issues, etc.
For consideration, apply by 31.05.2012. Deadline extended until the position is filled.
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