Postdoctoral Associate

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Engineering
Department:19050000 - EG-ELECTRICAL / COMPUTER ENG

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida is seeking a highly motivated candidate for a Postdoctoral Researcher: Developing game-theoretic planning algorithms for multi-robot interactions in dynamic environments.

The project is sponsored by Army Research Laboratory. It is to develop fundamental reinforcement learning and game-theoretic planning algorithms for a multi-robot/human-robot team in a dynamic, uncertain environment. The research topic will investigate the asymmetric information between multiple players and develop fundamental solution concepts that can be used for adaptive planning, decision-making, and multi-agent collaboration, with applications to safety-critical cyber-physical systems.

The Postdoc will closely work with the PI and her research group, and the industrial collaborators to ensure deliverables to this project. The post-doc is expected to:

  • Submitting high-quality conference and journal papers based on the research findings.
  • Develop planning algorithms and software prototyping, Implementation in robotic systems, if applicable.
  • Present the research findings at conferences.
  • Participating in PI meetings for this sponsored research project.

This position is available on a full-time and fixed-term basis for 12 months. The position maybe renewed depending on the performance and funding availability.

Expected Salary:

$50,000 - $60,000; contingent upon experience.

Minimum Requirements:

A Ph.D. (completed or nearing completion) in Control Theory, Robotics, Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, or a closely related subject.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. (completed or nearing completion) in Control Theory, Robotics, Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, or a closely related subject.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should reach out to Dr. Jie Fu ( to discuss their applications. Please include your application materials (a CV, two representative publications, and two recommendation letters or your reference contact information) with your email. Please include "Post-Doc Application for Game and MAS'' in the title of your email.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No


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