Department of Electrical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2024/18

Project Scientist Position in Robotics and Control

Applications are invited for one position of 'Project Scientist', initially for a period of one year (extendable depending on the performance) in the COE flagship project entitled "Design and Development of Autonomous Stairs/Escalator Climbing & Self-navigating Smart Wheelchair." at COE: Telemedicine and Robotics, IIT Kanpur.

Name of the Post: Project Scientist (One)

Salary: INR 48,400/- (Consolidated)

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. in relevant domain (align with Desirable Skillset) or ME/M Tech (suitable discipline) + 3 years of relevant experience.

Desirable Skillset:

  1. Extensive knowledge on Autonomous Ground Robots
  2. Good Experience in Electrical and Electronics hardware development
  3. Experience in ROS1 (or ROS2).
  4. Experience in microcontroller programming Arduino, Raspberry Pi
  5. Experience in SLAMs and other aspects of autonomous navigation.
  6. Strong background in Control Systems Engineering/Robotics and Automation

Interested candidates can send a cover letter, your resume indicating relevant experience along with two reference contacts, scan copy of qualifying degree and experience to the undersigned at on or before 20th Feb, 2024. *Extended till March 02, 2024.

Dr. Abhilash Patel
Assistant Professor (co-PI)
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur - 16