2018-01075 - Planning / Control for autonomous driving (chercheur contractuel)
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Type de contrat : CDD de la fonction publique

Contrat renouvelable : Oui

Niveau de diplôme exigé : Thèse ou équivalent

Fonction : Chercheur contractuel

Contexte et atouts du poste

We are looking for a candidate to take over a research position of planning/control for autonomous vehicle navigation. The candidate will conduct research activities, be involved in applied research projects, and will have people under his/her responsibility, mostly interns and possibly PhDs.

Our current research activities cover local/global planning, speed planning, vehicle control (fractional order controller, plug-and-play control, close loop identification). These techniques are validated on platooning (both Adaptive Cruise Control and Cooperative ACC) and maneuvers execution.

Mission confiée

The candidate is supposed to work on current research activities and projects and help on the supervision of existing researches. The candidate will work on both theoretical and applied research. RITS team has autonomous vehicles and the candidate should be involved in dissemination and demonstration activities.

Principales activités

The job is located in very center of Paris (France), at the INRIA national research institute. RITS team (Robotics and Intelligent Transportation System) with approx. 30 people working on planning/control, computer vision, decision, and modeling. The environment is lively, with people from worldwide origins.

Inria RITS team is a worldwide known team working on mobile robotics and autonomous navigation. RITS team is looking to reinforce its research staff and to extend researches to more complex environments: highly dynamic environments, roundabouts, cooperative driving, robust driving…



The candidate must have a PhD in either autonomous driving, mobile robotics, control or planning, and must have a strong publication record in top conferences ICRA / RSS / IROS / IV / ITSC and/or top journals.

Experience in local planning, real-time dynamic planning, CACC, as well as previous experience in real prototypes demonstrations will be highly appreciated.

- Good knowledge of autonomous driving
- Excellent records in planning and/or control
- Interest for supervision
- Experience with real prototypes

Avantages sociaux

  • Subsidised catering service
  • Partially-reimbursed public transport