We are always looking for strong candidates for PhD students and Research Scientists / Postdocs, as well as MS and BS student researchers. Please take a look at the About page to see whether your background experiences and classwork align with the technical keywords of the lab. If you feel there is a good fit, then feel free to send an email with a CV and Transcripts to inquire about opportunities.


Please send and email to michael.yip.ucsd@gmail.com stating your interests and include: 

- a complete CV 
- up-to-date university transcripts 
- A link to your personal website, or a portfolio highlighting your work or interest in robotics is encouraged. 


Note that there is MS research is purely for research experience with possibility of academic credit and there are no funded positions offered.


Student candidates should have a demonstrated passion for robotics, an EE/ME/CS academic background, outstanding analytical skills, exceptional communication skills, strong programming skills (C++/Python), and prior research publications.

Please send applications (assembled as a single PDF file) that will include: 

- a complete CV 
- up-to-date university transcripts 
- a statement describing research interests and goals 
- names and contact information of three references 
- A link to your personal website, or a portfolio highlighting your work or interest in robotics is encouraged. 

Applications should be emailed to michael.yip.ucsd@gmail.com. Include the subject line "[jobs] PhD opportunity - your name". 



The Advanced Robotics and Controls Lab invites applications for fully funded post-doctoral researcher or research scientist position. The candidate will specifically be leading the computer vision effort for our lab. As such, a significant focus of the position will be in prior familiarity and competency in computer vision, specifically 3D vision, semantic segmentation, tracking, and reconstruction. The candidate will be involved in multiple projects and lead small teams of BS/MS/PhD students. Candidates are expected to have strong evidence of this in past research. 

The start date is immediate, and positions are for 12 months with renewal. The candidate are expected to lead independent research projects, work closely with our medical collaborators, mentor students, and publish in several high-impact journals each year.  A PhD is required.

Applicants should have evidence of a strong CS background, exceptional communication skills, outstanding analytical skills and demonstrated independence as a researcher. A publication record in high-impact factor conferences and journals in computer vision or robotics is required. 

To Apply: 
Applications (assembled as a single PDF file) should contain 
- a cover letter 
- a complete CV, university transcripts 
- names and contact information of three references (expected to provide letters of recommendation) 
- copies of up to three relevant scientific papers 

Applications should be emailed to michael.yip.ucsd@gmail.com. Include the subject line "[jobs] Postdoc opportunity - your name".