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Post Doctoral Researcher (Soft Robotic Control and Machine Learning) (S04042P)

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Position Information

Posting Number S04042P
Position Title Post Doctoral Researcher (Soft Robotic Control and Machine Learning) (S04042P)
Department UTA Research Institute
Location Ft. Worth
Job Family Research
Position Status Full-time
Work Hours Standard
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.
Open to External and Internal
Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis Monthly
Benefits Eligible Yes
Job Summary
The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI) is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to join our team in the Biomedical Technologies Division. In this role, you will assist with research and development projects and technology commercialization in the areas of rehabilitation, preventative care, and wound healing. You will have opportunity to direct students and work as a member in a team of research scientists. You will also assist in establishing and developing collaborative partnerships, grant and proposal writing, and contributing to patent applications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
We are looking for candidate with expertise in control system implementations for biomedical devices.
You should have expertise and experience in at least two of the following areas:
  • Control of soft robotics.
  • Control of wearable exoskeletons.
  • Human motion analysis.
  • Machine learning techniques.
  • Programming (Python, Gtk3, C++, MATLAB), embedded system programming (Arduino, UART, SPI, I2C, CAN, Bluetooth, Wifi) and software (EagleCAD, SolidWorks, Git).

General Requirements:
  • Perform job duties under direct supervision
  • Document work / keep accurate records
  • Present findings/results through both oral and written communication to internal and external customers
  • Able to multi-task, collaboratively work in interdisciplinary teams, work on projects independently
  • Maintain awareness of current technological advancements related to your field
  • Work with other units within UTARI and UTA as needed
  • Develop hardware, control schemes, and user interfaces for biomedical devices.
  • Design and implement closed loop control systems for biomedical devices and system prototypes, setup test equipment, and evaluate the control algorithms using data collection and analysis.
  • Identify relevant funding opportunities; contribute to or lead writing efforts (proposals, publications, reports, presentations, etc.)
  • Supervise students and interns
Required Qualifications
PhD in Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical, Computer, or other relevant Engineering with relevant expertise in control system implementations.
Preferred Qualifications
PhD in Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical, or Computer Engineering with 1+ Years Experience in Control System Implementation.
Working Conditions
May work around standard office conditions
Special Conditions for Eligibility
Experience in the design and implementation of closed loop control systems for biomedical devices
Expertise in control of soft robotics, wearable exoskeletons
Experience with human motion analysis, machine learning techniques
Experience in designing, setting up, and conducting control system testing.
Experience in using data collection and analysis to evaluate device performance.
Python, Gtk3, C++, Embedded Programming (Arduino, UART, SPI, I2C, CAN, Bluetooth, Wifi), MATLAB, EagleCAD, nodeJS, SolidWorks, Git.
Working Title
EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

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