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Job ID: 142205

Post Doc
Boise State University

Date Posted May 26, 2020
Title Post Doc
University Boise State University
Boise, ID, United States
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug 2020
  • Post-Doc
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

Pitch Aeronautics ( is a startup company developing a drone for up-close and touch-based industrial inspections.  The drone uses a cyclorotor for precision lateral control. The company in conjunction with Boise State University has recently secured an Idaho state grant to build, fly, and test a commercial prototype. We are seeking to hire a post-doctorate researcher or experienced drone controls researcher to do the controls design and testing. This person will be hired through Boise State University with the salaried position starting late this summer or early this fall 2020. Pitch will offer a parallel equity incentive if the person continues working with our company after that time. We are looking for someone with the following qualifications and skill set:
Senior VTOL drone controls expert -M.S. with experience required. PhD desired -Experience with Pixhawk/Similar -Hands-on circuit board and wiring experience -Model based design experience -Flight test & controls refinement experience -Capability to oversee graduate student researchers -Interest in continuing on the project through initial commercialization

The company’s website is found at
If interested, please contact Zach Adams, PhD (co-founder) at or Yang Lu, PhD at

  • Boise State University is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. EEO M/F/Disabled/Vet Institution, Veterans preference.

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Contact Information

  • Zach Adams
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
    Boise State University
    1910 University Avenue
    Ms 2075
    Boise, ID 83725


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