Job ID: 159902

Postdoctoral Researcher in Human-AI Interaction

Clemson University

  • Jun. 2, 2021
  • until filled
  • Aug. 15, 2021
  • Post-Doc
  • Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Human Factors Engineering/Ergonomics
    Computer Science
    Engineering - Other
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The SmartState Manufacturing Laboratory ( at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research ( is seeking a postdoctoral researcher with expertise and interest in the interaction of humans with advanced digital technologies, including big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence systems for manufacturing. Guiding qualifications are:

REQUIRED: Doctoral degree in engineering, computer science, or psychology within the last three years or soon to graduate; Ability to design, organize, and conduct experiments involving people; Familiarity with Institutional Review Board (IRB) process; Demonstrated knowledge of AI algorithms; Strong analytical and problem solving skills; Ability to work both independently and collaboratively; Experience supervising students, technicians, and researchers; Strong communication skills with examples of technical papers and presentations; Demonstrated history of grant and fellowship proposal writing.

DIFFERENTIATING: Experience in the assessment of teams and collaboration; Knowledge of teaming models and mental models for team behaviors; Knowledge of cybermanufacturing technologies and challenges; AI programming experience; Experience with Python programming; Experience with Robotic Operating System (ROS); Experience with machine/deep learning using TensorFlow/PyTorch.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but those submitted before 15June2021 will receive full consideration. Please submit a resume and cover letter to with the subject line Human-AI Postdoctoral Position.

The Vehicle Assembly Laboratory is a new collaborative effort together with BMW and Greenville Technical College in educating graduates, undergraduates, and technical college students in a common environment representing deployment of new assistive technologies in real-world environments. It consists of a center for automotive joining processes, subassembly area, and a full vehicle assembly line, and is integrated to aligned activities in composites manufacturing and advanced robotics.

  • Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Contact Information

  • Prof. Laine Mears
    Automotive Engineering
    Clemson University
    4 Research Dr.
    Greenville, SC 29607-5257

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