Scientist: Interaction Modeling for Robotic Manipulation - HRI-US

Scientist: Interaction Modeling for Robotic Manipulation

Scientist: Interaction Modeling for Robotic Manipulation

Job Number: P20T01
Honda Research Institute USA (HRI-US) in San Jose, California, is looking for a postdoctoral scientist to work on the unsupervised inference of relationships among the environment, objects, and actions through observation and interaction, with application to human-robot collaborative manipulation planning.
San Jose, CA


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and validate inference and planning algorithms both in simulation and on hardware.
  • Collaborate with local and international researchers and engineers within the Company.
  • Compile written and oral reports for executives within the Company.
  • File patents on developed technologies.
  • Publish research results at top-tier conferences and journals in robotics as well as machine learning.


  • Ph.D. in computer science, mechanical engineering, robotics, or a related field.
  • Experience in robot kinematics, dynamics, and control.
  • Experience in machine learning.
  • Strong programming skills in C++ or Python.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.


3 years

How to apply

Candidates must have the legal right to work in the U.S.A.​ Please add Cover Letter and CV in the same document