University of Florida, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Position ID: 2242-PDANCR [#13663, DIXON]
Position Title: Post Doctoral Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Gainesville, Florida 32611, United States
Subject Areas: Stochastic Systems, Type Theory, Hybrid Systems Theory
Application Deadline: 2019/03/31help popup finished (2019/02/20, finished 2019/10/06, listed until 2019/06/30)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral researcher position in the Nonlinear Controls and Robotics Group ( at the University of Florida. Applications are being accepted for a postdoctoral researcher position focused on Assured Autonomy available immediately and open until filled. Candidates are expected to conduct theoretical research in formal methods, hybrid systems, or stochastic methods for uncertain nonlinear systems with applications in autonomy. They are expected to have background in at least one of these areas with willingness to grow into the others during their postdoctoral research. Desired candidates should have a demonstrated publication record in one of the aforementioned areas. This position is part of a new Center of Excellence in Assured Autonomy. As such, the candidate will be requested to travel to collaborative universities within the center and Air Force Research Laboratories. The position offers exposure to a wide range of projects and flexibility for the candidate to shape his/her research portfolio in coordination with the supervisor and with Air Force research staff. The position is on a yearly basis and renewable for multiple years. Strong potential also exists to transition to an Air Force Research Laboratory facility as an National Research Council Fellow (for US Citizens). The compensation will include a competitive salary and the University of Florida postdoctoral scholar benefits package. Interested candidates should contact Warren Dixon by email at with a curriculum vitae (including a list of and sample publications), the contact information for 2-3 references, and a brief statement of research accomplishment and plans.

Application Materials Required: Email the following items to • Cover Letter • Curriculum Vitae • Research Statement • Publication List And anything else requested in the position description.

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Contact: Warren Dixon
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University of Florida
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Room 334, MAE-B
Gainesville, FL 32611
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