[robotics-worldwide] Open Researcher Positions at the Robotics Lab, University of Bremen, Germany

Dirk Spenneberg dspenneb at informatik.uni-bremen.de
Thu Jan 19 10:17:47 PST 2006


Open Position Announcement:

Robotics Lab
University of Bremen, Germany

In the "Sonderforschungsbereich"-Project (SFB/TR8) A6-ReactiveSpace at 
the Robotics lab of the University of Bremen (Germany)
2 positions as Postdoctoral Researchers/ Doctoral Research Assistants 
(BAT IIa, approx. € 35,000 to € 50,000 p.a. gross) are available 
immediately.

The research activities in the project A6-[Reactive Space] concentrate 
on the consequences of complex kinematical abilities of robotic systems 
for acquiring cognitive abilities in natural environments. In the 
context of autonomous intelligent robots, we develop, build, and program 
highly complex systems that range from classical wheeled robots and 
multipods to dynamics 4-legged robots and humanoids.

Practical experiences in the following areas are desired:

* Behavior-based architectures
* On-line learning algorithms
* Simulation with ODE
* Subsymbolic learning techniques
* Higher level AI planning

Strong programming skills in C/C++ are mandatory.

Possible additional assets are:
· experience with embedded hard- and software,
· experience with computer vision,
· experience with RTOS.

The requisites for the positions are a graduation in a relevant area or 
a master / diploma in computer science as well as interest in basic 
research.

We offer the opportunity to gain research experience in a young team in a
modern and enthusiastic research environment with strong industrial and
international links. Responsibilities include project work and research,
publication of research results, and teaching.

The positions are available immediately.
University of Bremen is an equal opportunity employer.
Women are especially encouraged to apply.
Handicapped applicants with equal qualifications will be given 
preferential treatment.

More information about the project can be found at 
www.sfbtr8.uni-bremen.de/a6.html

More information about the research group can be found at 
www.informatik.uni-bremen.de/robotik

Please address questions about the positions and send your application
(preferably by email) to

Renate Post-Gonzalez <postgon at informatik.uni-bremen.de>
Sekretariat Prof. Dr. Kirchner -AG Robotik-
FB 3
Universität Bremen
P.O.Box 33 04 40
28334 Bremen
Germany



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