[Discourse.ros.org] [Jobs] Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Long-Term SLAM
[jobs] Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Long-Term Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
*Closing Date: Monday 15 January 2018*
School of Computer Science, University of Lincoln, UK
Salary: From 32,548 per annum
This post is fixed term for 2 years.
Interview Date: Thursday 01 February 2018
The University of Lincoln is seeking to appoint a new Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the Lincoln Centre for Autonomous Systems (L-CAS). The successful candidate will be employed initially for 2 years as part of the European-funded collaborative project ILIAD - Intra-Logistics with Integrated Automatic Deployment: safe and scalable fleets in shared spaces, developing mapping and navigation algorithms to enable a fleet of autonomous forklift trucks to (co-)operate in dynamic warehouse environments shared with human workers.
We are looking to recruit a postdoctoral researcher with strong technical expertise and relevant practical experience in robotic mapping technologies including (but not limited to):
* Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM)
* Long-term mapping and self-localization
* 3D point cloud registration and mapping
* Topological, metric, semantic and hybrid maps
* Autonomous mobile robot navigation
* Tracking and learning for autonomous systems
* Systems integration, including ROS
Applicants should have, or expect to soon obtain, a PhD in a relevant area. You must have excellent mathematical and coding skills (C++/Python, ROS). Evidence of authorship of research outputs of international standing is essential. Opportunities to mentor and co-supervise PhD students working in the project team will also be available to outstanding candidates.
Informal enquiries about the post can be made to Prof Tom Duckett (email: [hidden email]).
For further details and to apply for the position, please use the online application form at