Postdoctoral Fellow, Vehicle Autonomy and Intelligence Lab

Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, Indiana University
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 04, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


The Vehicle Autonomy and Intelligence Lab ( at Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering has one open postdoctoral position starting as early as May, 2021.

Our team at Indiana University-Bloomington focuses on developing methodologies that enhance the autonomy and intelligence of robotic systems such as unmanned ground, aerial, and aquatic vehicles. The lab's current research interests include planning, learning, and coordination techniques for autonomous systems involving single or multiple robots with potential applications in environmental monitoring, search and rescue, smart transportation, etc.

Minimum Qualifications: 

(1)          A PhD is required in CS/EE/ME/AE or equivalent

(2)          Strong background in mathematical modeling and algorithm design

(3)          Strong programming skills (C/C++, or at least python). Good knowledge of ROS

(4)          Publications of planning, or learning, or coordination themed papers in recognized robotics/AI venues such as ICRA, IROS.

Knowledge of hardware systems is a plus. Particularly, project experiences on aerial, underwater, or ground vehicles (with good understanding on components such as perception, state estimation, control) will be a strong plus.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus generous benefits.

Rank:  Postdoctoral Fellow (RSP)

Appointment Type:  Twelve-month full-time non-tenure track appointment with potential to be renewed for another year, subject to satisfactory performance and funding.

Apply Online at:

Special Instructions:  Interested applicants should upload a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three professional references using above application link.

Questions may be sent to lantao AT iu DOT edu

For Full Consideration Apply By: March 15, 2021

Ideal Start Date for position: May 15, 2021

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.