The Automation and Robotics Lab at North Carolina State University has an opening for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher.

Scholarship: Full scholarship
Degree: PhD, MD
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines:  Open

Scholarship Description:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting cutting-edge research in agricultural applications with a focus on automation and robotics. The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr Lirong Xiang and collaborate with other faculty at NC State University to conduct research projects, write high quality manuscripts, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, coordinate research and extension teams, and participate in grant writing. The initial contract is for one year, with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

NC State University is a public land-grant research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The university, along with Duke University in Durham and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, make up the Research Triangle. It is classified as “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity”. In the 2022 U.S. News and World Report rankings, NCSU was ranked #26 in Best Engineering Schools and #3 in Best Biological/Agricultural Engineering Programs; Raleigh, NC was ranked #2 in Best Places to Live in the US.

 Available Subjects:

  • Agricultural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate must have strong track record in at least oneof the following areas: 
    • Robotic control and manipulation
    • Mechanical design
    • Electrical design 
    • Computer vision 
    • Machine learning, deep learning 
  • Strong programming skills (e.g., C/C++, Python, MATLAB)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Application Procedure:

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV to Dr Lirong Xiang at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.