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The ARMA lab ( under the leadership of Dr. Nabil Simaan is seeking to hire a postdoc with an immediate start date if possible. The post-doc will participate in a multi-disciplinary research team and be part of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Surgery and Engineering ( Details on the position are listed below in the full description.

Mechanical Engineering

The Advanced Robotics & Mechanism applications lab ( under the supervision of Dr. Nabil Simaan is seeking a post-doctoral research scientist to fill a postdoctoral research assistant position on a multidisciplinary grant involving collaboration between mechanical engineering, computer science, and biomedical engineering. The position is open for immediate hire and we see a highly motivated candidate with expertise in design, mechatronics, and design of haptic interfaces. Knowledge in the areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence is a plus. 

- A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering or related fields to robotics
- Experience in integrating robotic systems, design, and mechatronics
- Experience in scientific programming with Matlab and Python or C++.
- Experience with electronics prototyping and basic mechatronics design
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to multitask are essential.
- Interest in medically oriented systems and in applied research for resource-limited healthcare settings. 
- Be creative and able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary group with physicians and engineers.

The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of researchers in a rapidly evolving project and ensure the timely completion of the project’s milestones. 

The appointment starts as soon as February 1 2023 and is for one academic year.

Please submit a cover letter including a brief statement of your career goals, your curriculum vitae, the selected publication(s) (not to exceed three), and a list of three references. Apply to DrNabil Simaan ( Please make sure the subject line has the term "Postdoc position". Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. Women, members of historically underrepresented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Nabil Simaan
: (615) 343-0470
2023-01-11 20:57:40

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