[robotics-worldwide] Job opening: Research on Humanoid Robots in
behnke at informatik.uni-freiburg.de
Thu Mar 16 02:06:13 PST 2006
The humanoid robots group at Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg,
Germany, has immediate openings for two PhD-student/researcher/post-doc
positions. These positions are funded by the German Research Council (DFG).
Our research centers on the development of humanoid robots that are able
to improve their behavior through learning. This includes the design of
robot hardware, as well as algorithms for perception and behavior
control. Application areas are RoboCup soccer and intuitive multimodal
communication with humans as a museum guide.
Applicants should have an excellent degree at the Diplom/Master level in
Computer Science or a closely related area. Research experience in one
or more of the areas autonomous mobile robots, machine learning,
computer vision or speech processing is an advantage.
The positions can be filled immediately. The initial contract will be
limited to two years. Remuneration is according to the German public
employee pay scale BAT IIa. Part-time employment is possible.
The closing date for this opening is March 31st, 2006. Please send you
application (preferably electronically as PDF, including CV, list of
publications, certificates, transcripts, and the names of two academic
Dr. Sven Behnke, Computer Science Institute, University of Freiburg,
Georges-Koehler-Allee 52, 79110 Freiburg, Germany,
Phone: +49 761 203-7404, Fax: -8222,
Email: behnke at informatik.uni-freiburg.de,
The University of Freiburg aims to increase the percentage of women in
research and teaching, and therefore encourages female candidates
meeting the above qualifications to apply.
With its 215.000 inhabitants, Freiburg is one of Germany's most popular
university cities. Freiburg is situated on the western slopes of the
Black Forest, close to France and Switzerland, and is especially
well-known for its mild climate.
The Albert-Ludwigs-University (founded in 1457) is among Germany's
oldest universities. Approximately 21.500 students study at one of the
few top universities which were selected recently by DFG to participate
in its excellence initiative.
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