The postdoctoral researcher will be co-advised across the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences (link) through an interdisciplinary team whose expertise spans Robotics, Microfluidics, Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience and Orthopedic Surgery.
The position will be for one year with a possibility of extension based on performance. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The application should include: (1) a cover letter with research interests and experiences, (2) a CV, (3) names and contact information for three professional references. Qualified candidates should send contact: email@example.com
Candidates should have a PhD in one of the following degrees: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, bioengineering or related, with interest and/or experience in transdisciplinary work at the intersection of robotic hands, biology, and biomedical systems. Prior experience in the neural field will be considered an advantage, though not a necessity.
About Biorobotics Lab @ Florida Atlantic University
The BioRobotics Lab is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities and society.
The labs current research focus areas include:
Natural Biomechanical Grasp Control Strategies
Human-Inspired Adaptive Robotic Hand Controller Design
Smart Actuators with High Strength to Weight Ratio
Compliant Tactile Sensor Design
---Brain-Machine Interfa...ces for Paralyzed Individuals
High-Throughput Electroencephalogram Signal Processing
Multi-Tasking Manipulation Strategies Augmented by Low-Level Feedback
BioInspired Actuator Design
Submerged Swarms of Swimming Robots
Delicate Grasping Operations