[robotics-worldwide] Full-time researcher position on Biologically Inspired and Social Robotics

Pedro M U A Lima pal at isr.ist.utl.pt
Tue Jul 29 08:48:20 PDT 2008

[apologies for duplicates]

        RESEARCHER JOB OFFER CALL at ISR/IST, Lisbon (Portugal)
                     (Open till 17 September 2008)

Applications are invited for a RESEARCHER position (at least 3 years
post-doctoral experience) in thematic areas of Biologically Inspired
and Social Robotics.

The contract offered will have duration of up to 5 years, renewed
yearly based on mutual agreement. See
http://www.ist.utl.pt/files/ciencia2008/EditalIST_ISR.pdf for further

Applicants should have obtained a PhD in Electrical and Computer
Engineering, Computer Science, Control Science, or related
areas. Candidates should have a high quality research record and
research experience. They must show independence and resourcefulness,
good working habits, and the ability to integrate well in a
multidisciplinary team. The successful candidates are expected to do
research in one or more of the areas listed above. For more
information, consult http://www.eracareers.pt.

The responsibilities of the successful candidates will include
conducting independent work, pushing new lines of research, and
proposing research programmes and PhD thesis topics.  The candidates
are expected to organize seminars and discussion sessions, aimed at
fostering cooperation links among members of the research team at
ISR-LA (http://www.isr.ist.utl.pt) and to supervise and train new
members of the team, including doctoral students. Candidates with a
technical vein are expected to contribute to the development of new
experimental techniques and approaches. The work language is English.

The successful candidates will receive a salary in accordance with the
university regulations for a senior researcher. The contract offered
will have duration of up to 5 years, renewed yearly based on mutual
agreement. The annual gross income, before taxes, will be
approximately 3,000 Euros x 14 months.

To apply, please send an email to ciencia2008 at isr.ist.utl.pt with the
following information: identification of the candidate and domain of
application, curriculum Vitae/Resume, Letters of Reference, and
Statement of Purpose for the period of the contract.

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