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Postdoc Researcher - GNSS/Galileo systems development for aerial robotics

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Juan Andrade Cetto



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The "Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (IRI), CSIC-UPC", is seeking a Postdoc researcher to work in the area of of GNSS/Galileo systems development for aerial robotics, under the framework of the European Project GAUSS.

IRI is a Joint University Research Institute participated by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) that conducts research in human-centered robotics and automatic control. The institute, is a key player in the Spanish robotics and automatic control scenes, and a valued participant in a large number of international collaborations including more than ten ongoing H2020 projects and an ERC Advanced Grant. Recently, is has been recognized as a Maria de Maeztu Excellence Unit, the main accreditation given by the Spanish Government to research units that stand out for the impact and international relevance of their results.

The applicant will be involved in the EU project GAUSS, with the main task of developing a state of the art GNSS positioning solution for civil UAV applications.

The postdoc will be supervised by Dr. Juan Andrade and will be incorporated into the Mobile Robotics Group of IRI. She/he will be hired through a CSIC contract with a salary ranging from 27700 to 30000 € gross per year, and her/his incorporation will take place in March 2018 or earliest possible. The duration of the contract will be of one year, extendable until two more years according to performance.


Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD in Robotics, Telecommunications Engineering, Systems Engineering or Informatics, and a proven track record of high quality publications.
Experience: A strong experience in design, prototyping, and experimental testing in robotics and/or data fusion for GNSS systems for UAV systems is required.
Languages: Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
Other: The capability to work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team including engineers, master’s and PhD students is required. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to publish scholarly papers and take mentorship role for undergraduate and graduate students. Strong organisational skills are required too.


Please, send your documentation before 18/01/2019 to:

Email: jobs (at)
Address: Parc Tecnològic de Barcelona. C/ Llorens i Artigas 4-6, 2a planta. 08028 Barcelona, Spain.
Fax: 93 401 57 50
Note: Please, remember to reference the offer (ID-72) and include the following documentation:

- A complete resume
- A cover letter describing research interests and goals
- Full list of publications with links to the three most relevant ones
- Two letters of recommendation from former employers/advisors