Open Positions at ARMA
ARMA recently announced two post-doctoral openings. Both positions have been filled in March 1 2008 and in April 1st 2008. Please check our web page later for updates on new open positions.
Post-Doctoral position in Underwater Robotics: ARMA expects a post-doctoral position to be available starting January 1, 2010. The post-doctoral researcher will work within an inter-disciplinary team that includes SAIC, Department of Computer Science at Columbia University, and Georgia-Tech. This 27 month project involved a team effort for designing a novel underwater system for underwater micro-assembly. The reserach includes aspects of design of continuum robots, grasp analysis, teleoperation and control and vision-guided control.
The required qualifications for this position are:
1. A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Robotics/Design.
Interested applicants should send the following material via email to Dr. Nabil Simaan with a subject title "post-doctoral position":
1. Cover letter stating reserach interests, Ph.D. topic, and names of advisors.
PLEASE SUBMIT ALL MATERIAL ONLY USING ADOBE PDF FORMAT.
Interview of candidates will proceed starting September 2009.
GRA Positions (Graduate Research Assistantship):
Currently there are no immediate openings for a GRA position. Graduate students interested in Ph.D. level and in M.S./Ph.D. track are encouraged to apply for a graduate position in ARMA. The availability of these positions depends on the availability of grant funds so you may want to plan ahead and contact me 1 year in advance to inquire about open positions. This is a general posting and it does not refer to any specific immediate open position for a Research Assistantship (RA).
The qualifications and personal traits I usually look for are:
To inquire about available GRA positions you can send an email to with a subject line "GRA position inquiry". Indicate in your email when you are graduating and from what school. Include the name of your advisor and your research interests. Also include your contact info. I usually try to respond to all emails I receive, but some times I may be traveling and I may miss some of my emails.