Postdoctoral Positions

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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 Illinois, the 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.

Postdoctoral Opportunities with Illinois Computer Science Faculty

Illinois CS Future Faculty Fellows
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 PhD students on a large, multi-year, interactive manipulation project for an industrial robotics application. The goal of this project is 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

Other Postdoctoral Opportunities at Illinois

Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Program at Illinois
The Beckman Institute offers three different postdoctoral fellow programs that support outstanding scientists and offer a unique opportunity for selected scholars to engage in a three-year fellowship focused on interdisciplinary research at the Beckman Institute.

Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows

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