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Job ID: 139356

Postdoc or research engineer position
Aarhus University

Date Posted Feb. 26, 2020
Title Postdoc or research engineer position
University Aarhus University
Aarhus N, Denmark
Department Department of Engineering
Application Deadline Apr. 10, 2020
Position Start Date Jun. 1, 2020
  • Post-Doc
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, invites applicants for a 1-year Postdoc or research engineer position offering applicants an exciting opportunity to join a new research project on visual-SLAM-based autonomous navigation and inspection of ships using aerial robot
The position is available from June 1, 2020 or as soon as possible hereafter

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Applicants should hold a MSc or PhD in automatic control engineering, mechatronics engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or other related disciplines. (the degree should have been completed within the last 5 years at most). Candidates, who will complete and defend their MSc or PhD thesis by June 2020, are welcome:

  • The candidate should have excellent verbal and writing skills in English with very good communication skills,
  • A solid publication track record in peer-reviewed journals and conferences,
  • Concrete knowledge in C/C++,
  • Experience in aerial robotics,
  • Background in computer vision,
  • Background in Visual Odometry, SLAM algorithms
  • Experience in Occupancy Mapping or related framework (Octomap, Voxblox, …)
  • Hands-on experience in visual sensor, stereo and depth camera systems is a plus
  • Experience in hands on experience in real UAV systems is a plus,
  • Experience of Robot Operating System (ROS) is a plus
  • Experience of machine learning / deep learning / AI is a plus
    Deadline: April 10th, 2020
    Start Date: June 1st, 2020 (With some flexibility)

Online application link:…

For further information, feel free to contact: Erdal Kayacan (

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Contact Information

  • Erdal Kayacan
    Department of Engineering
    Aarhus University


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