[robotics-worldwide] PRE/POSTDOC AND ENGINEER POSITIONS OFFERED AT IRI IN BARCELONA

Juan Andrade Cetto cetto at iri.upc.edu
Fri Jun 13 02:30:24 PDT 2008


PRE/POSTDOC AND ENGINEER POSITIONS OFFERED AT IRI IN BARCELONA

The Robotics Group at the Institut de Robotica i Informatica Industrial, 
CSIC-UPC, Barcelona, seeks qualified candidates for a predoctoral, 
postdoctoral, and research engineer positions in the field of mobile 
robotics.

OFFER1. TECHNICAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Topic: Ubiquitous Robotics for Urban Areas
Deadline: July 15, 2007
The position starts September 1, 2008
Duration: 1 year, renewable for 1 more year
Nationality: Any. (Work Permit Required for Non-EU Residents).
Positions available: 2

The applicants will work within the National Project project "Ubiquitous 
Robotics for Urban Areas", and the European Project “Ubiquitous Robotics 
in Urban Settings” (http://www-iri.upc.es/urus), and will concentrate on 
developing software and hardware for  cooperation between mobile robots 
and camera sensor networks, in order to help humans in urban tasks, 
specifically in the area of assistance and guidance of people.

OFFER2. PHD RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP

Topic: Human-robot Interaction
Deadline: July 15, 2007
The position starts September 1, 2008
Duration: 4 years
Nationality: Any.

The applicant will work towards a PhD degree at IRI and the Universitat 
Politecnica de Catalunya. She/he will perform research under the 
National Project "Multimodal Interaction in Pattern Recognition and 
Computer Vision." (http://miprcv.iti.upv.es/), and will have the 
opportunity to perform research on any topic related with computer 
vision, human-robot interaction, and pattern recognition.

OFFER 3. POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

Topic:  Multimodal Interaction in Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision
Deadline: July 15, 2007
The position starts September 1, 2008
Duration: 1 year, renewable up to 4 years
Nationality: Any.

The applicant will perform both independent and collaborative state of 
the art research at IRI in mobile robotics, computer vision, human-robot 
interaction, pattern recognition, or a related field. She/he will 
perform research under the National Project "Multimodal Interaction in 
Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision." (http://miprcv.iti.upv.es/)

The ideal candidates for positions 1 and 2 will hold a degree in 
computer science, computer or electrical engineering, mechanical 
engineering, mathematics, or related fields. She/he should have 
excellent programming skills in C, C++, and Matlab, and a good 
background in systems theory, linear algebra, and algorithms, is 
desirable. A good English level is required.

In addition to these requisites, candidates for the postdoctoral 
appointment will hold a doctoral degree (or be near completion) in 
robotics, computer vision, or a related field; and a proven record of 
research excellence with journal and conference publications.

Interested candidates can apply for theses position directly by 
contacting Alberto Sanfeliu at sanfeliu at iri.upc.edu, sending a letter of 
motivation, indicating the position of interest, a detailed CV and 
academic curricula, and the names of two references.




-- 
Juan Andrade Cetto
Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial       CSIC-UPC
Llorens i Artigas 4-6, 2a pl.         08028 Barcelona, Spain
Tel. +34 934010775  Fax. +34 934015750     cetto at iri.upc.edu


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