Postdoctoral Positions

Apply to a Postdoctoral Position

The University of Illinois is a great place to engage in a postdoctoral position. We offer an outstanding research environment, collaboration with internationally renowned faculty, engagement with extremely talented students, a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem, and a remarkable quality of life. Explore more about how the University of IllinoisThe Grainger College of Engineering, and the Department of Computer Science can support your academic career.

Join the growing cohort of Postdoctoral Researchers in the department and participate in activities organized by Illinois CS and the University of Illinois. These include cohort building and professional development activities, including weekly lunches for informal networking, research presentations, and regular discussions with faculty about professional skills and development, including job search, presentation skills, reviewing papers and proposals, paper and grant writing, and classroom teaching.

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Illinois CS Future Faculty Fellows - Apply by Feb 15 for full consideration. 
Get matched with an Illinois Computer Science faculty mentor to help prepare for an academic career in research and teaching.  Join our thriving community of creative, passionate, and innovative scholars for opportunities for career development, networking, and research collaborations. 

Future Faculty Fellows

Robotics Postdoctoral Research Associate
There is an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with a team of three faculty (Nancy Amato, Timothy Bretl, and Katherine Driggs-Campbell), two other postdoctoral scholars, and six Ph.D. students on a large, multi-year, interactive manipulation project for an industrial robotics application. This project aims to enable high-speed, high-precision assembly of small parts with off-the-shelf industrial robots in high-mix, low-volume production lines.

Robotics Postdoctoral Research Associate

Open Positions through The Grainger College of Engineering

Postdoctoral Opportunities
Explore numerous postdoctoral program opportunities offered through departments and research institutes and centers. Learn about the benefits of a postdoctoral position, the application process, and funding.

Grainger Engineering Postdoctoral Programs