Website Alliance Innovation Lab Silicon Valley (a satellite of Nissan Research Center)

Is your ambition to apply principled methods in decision-theoretic planning, model-based learning, or human-robot interaction to real world applications while remaining connected with the academic community? To tackle practical problems that challenge and evolve theoretical assumptions? Nissan offers a unique R&D opportunity in Silicon Valley to do just that.

We are looking for up and coming experts (PhDs, but also exceptional non-PhDs with demonstrable expertise and software development prowess) to join a small team that is aiming to revolutionize the automotive industry. Emphasis is on modular software, automation, and state-of-the-art planning and reasoning. Collaborate with us to prove the technology and render obsolete conventional engineering designs in a growing list of projects ranging from autonomous vehicles to energy management. And help us to find the next game-changing application that your research advances will enable. Publishing and patent-filing is encouraged, rewarded, and supported by senior members of the team. Multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural collaboration is integral, with business-trip opportunities to Japan and France.

Expertise keywords: (PO)MDPs, HRI/HCI, RL, probabilistic graphical models, multi-objective optimization, robot (behavior) planning and reasoning, agile development

If this matches your state and objective function, submit your CV and cover letter to stefan.witwicki@nissan-usa.com, and be sure to tell us what sort of a position you are looking for (full-time employee? contractor / visiting researcher? intern?) and your time horizon.

To apply for this job email your details to stefan.witwicki@nissan-usa.com