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Post Doctoral Researcher

Clemson University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
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Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title: Post Doctoral Researcher

Department: College: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences

Location: Clemson University

Open Date: Oct 22, 2021


A postdoctoral researcher position is available in connected and autonomous off-road vehicles at Clemson University in South Carolina. The candidates will work with faculty mentors and researchers in the two departments of Civil Engineering and Automotive Engineering and will be co-supervised by Drs. Murray-Tuite and Schmid. The appointment is for one year but may be extended for an additional year.

The postdoctoral researcher will participate in an interdisciplinary, funded research project related to routing fleets of autonomous vehicles in unstructured environments. This project is part of Clemson’s VIPR-GS research center. The postdoctoral candidate is expected to conduct research within a larger team led by Drs. Murray-Tuite and Schmid and should have strong technical, communication, and project management skills. Other duties as assigned.


Candidates should hold a PhD degree in automotive, civil, industrial, or mechanical engineering or a related field with documented qualifications as follows: at least 3 years of research experience; fluency in English; excellent communication skills; demonstrated technical competence in the above areas; a solid publication record; and strong coding skills. The willingness and ability to acquire new skills and knowledge as needed during the project; to work effectively and cooperatively with others; and to manage time effectively is expected. Other desired qualifications include experience with ROS and GIS as well as proficiency in optimization, control, and game theory.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) 2 sample papers, (4) evidence of a PhD, and (5) the contact information (names and email addresses) for 3 professional references to Interfolio (

The review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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