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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Postdoctoral Associate

  • Job Number: 22146

  • Functional Area: Research - Engineering

  • Department: Mechanical Engineering

  • School Area: Engineering

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Mechanical Engineering (MechE), to join The 77 Lab and perform research in the fields of computer vision and deep learning. Will work on computer vision, sensing, and deep learning with an emphasis on estimating clinical score of patients from video images. The project is multidisciplinary and requires collaboration with other scientists, postdoctoral associates, graduate students, and engineers. The 77 Lab ( is a collaborative research environment with numerous ongoing projects in robotics, rehabilitation robotics, agricultural robotics, and digital transformation. The anticipated start is February 1, 2023 and all applicants will be considered until the position is filled.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in computer science, electrical engineering, mechatronics, or a related field at the time of hire; strong track record of academic publications; research experience with computer vision and machine learning; experience designing and training deep learning models (CNNs, RCNNs, Fast RCNNs, etc.) for computer vision using MATLAB, TensorFlow, PyTorch, or CuDNN; and proficiency with software engineering using C/C++, OpenCV, MATLAB, Python, etc. PREFERRED: knowledge of Linux and development on Linux systems, proven system integration and software architecture skills, experience with simulation environments and Unity (game engine), and experience using AWS and OpenPose programming. Job #22146Application material should include a summary of qualifications and their relevance in less than 300 words, a curriculum vitae, available start date, and the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references.

The position is available for one year with the possibility of an extension based on the availability of funds. 11/23/22