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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position at Assis. Prof. Sören Schwertfeger's research group

ShanghaiTech University

The mobile robotics research group at ShanghaiTech University, lead by Sören Schwertfeger, is working on various aspects of intelligent mobile robotics, including but not limited to robot performance evaluation and map evaluation, robot autonomy and intelligence, object detection, simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) and urban search and rescue robotics.

We invite highly motivated individuals with a Ph.D. degree to work with us in these exciting research areas. The projects in our group are currently generously funded by the Shanghai municipal government. More information can be found on the robotics website:

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Conduct research independently
  2. Contribute to the projects of the robotics group
  3. Help supervising students


  1. PhD degree in computer science or related areas.
  2. Good publication track record in international conferences and journals.
  3. Good hands-on experience in implementing and testing complex algorithms on real robots.
  4. Prior experience with ROS and field robotics is a big plus.
  5. Good communication skills and capability of co-supervising research students.
  6. Fluent in oral and written English.


Qualified applicants are invited to submit, all in English, a CV, research statement (describing research experience and research plan), copies of three representative publications, and three letters of reference to: 

ShanghaiTech University will be proudly exhibiting at Careers in Asia 2019, an inaugural event hosted by The event will take place at Savoy Place, The Institute of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) prestigious London home on Saturday, 22 June 2019.

If you’re interested in exploring your opportunities for a new role, professional collaborations, visiting scholar and research opportunities, or you’d like to connect with representatives from ShanghaiTech University, please visit, where you can register to attend Careers in Asia 2019 and make an appointment to meet with ShanghaiTech University at our event. We hope to see you there!

Location: Shanghai - China
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd April 2019
Expires: 23rd June 2019
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