Research Assistant

Application Period: July 26, 2018 - Aug. 2, 2018

Contact: sheryl AT cs DOT mcgill DOT ca

Research Assistant

Start Date:   A.S.A.P.

End Date:    August 14, 2019

Salary:        $24.25 per hour


The Project Research Assistant will work closely with three Principle Investigators and a team of 9 graduate students in delivering research solutions applied to self-driving vehicles. Job duties will include programming and configuration of robotics software, communications with industrial and academic partners, data management, and results dissemination.

Qualifications: Master's of Electrical Engineering, ECE, CS or equivalent

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience applying Artificial Intelligence for self driving:

- Documented examples of software deployed on-board self-driving vehicles suitable for Canadian conditions 
- Experience with the use of Deep Learning for perception or control of robotic vehicles

- Knowledge of  state-of-the-art methods in real-time 3D object detection

- Ability to apply time-series models to vehicle dynamics

- Experience with state-of-the-art methods for robot localization and mapping

  •  Experience with large industry-ready robotics software projects:

- Experience in creating software for large Robot Operating System (ROS) projects

- Ability to program production-quality software in C/C++ and Python

- Experience with machine learning software packages, such as scikit-learn
- Experience with software version control systems in industrial/production environments

  • - Experience with agile software development practices

    Experience with research dissemination and communications:
    - Experience presenting robotics research in oral and poster formats
    - Strong speaking, understanding and writing skills in English

To Apply:  Please forward your C.V. and cover letter to sheryl @ cs DOT mcgill DOT ca