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Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Work type: Post Doctoral Fellow Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Mechanical Engineering, Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)


Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Pay Range:

Mines is offering a salary of $38,000 - $63,000

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

The Opportunity:

The M3Robotics Lab and the Human-Centered Robotics Lab at the Colorado School of Mines are looking to hire a Post-Doctoral researcher for an 18-month project (May 2021 – Dec 2022) on Augmented Reality in Underground Environments, which will leverage the university’s experimental underground mine for field testing. The project is focused on integrating hardware and software to provide first-responders with situational awareness during emergency response in underground environments such as mines, tunnels, or urban infrastructure. 

  • Develop algorithms and code necessary to display sensor data to a user with an Augmented Reality Device.
  • Perform appropriate testing and validation of the algorithms and codes for publication.
    Attend and support project and lab meets as appropriate.
  • Submit 2 Journal articles per year and revise and resubmit as appropriate.
  • Mentor PhD Students and assist with their publications as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD in Robotics or a related field by June 2021.
  • Extensive programing experience in Python/C++ and ROS.
  • Training or Experience with: Kalman Filters/Sensor Fusion, SLAM, and Augmented Reality or Virtual Reality Display Systems
  • English language proficiency
  • Creative and collaborative approach
About Mines & Golden, CO:
Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver.  The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. An arid climate and an average 300 days of sunshine per year make the area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience. To learn more about Admissions visit,
Equal Opportunity:

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

Total Rewards: Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings.  Our portfolio of benefits includes medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. Additionally, Mines employees are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), generous paid holidays and leaves and discount programs.  Additionally, Mines’ leadership and innovation brings proximity and access to several research centers, consortia, agencies, labs and bleeding edge technology.  For more information, visit Mines benefits.
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application and upload a resume/cv and cover letter (required) and submit three references. References will not be contacted until later in the selection process, and applicants will be informed before any contact to a reference is made.
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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