[robotics-worldwide] Several open Positions at DFKI Bremen

Jan Christian Albiez jan.albiez at dfki.de
Mon Jun 16 01:06:39 PDT 2008

In the field of innovative software technologies, the German Research  
Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) is the leading research  
institution in Germany, and in the international science community the  
DFKI ranks among the most important “Centers of Excellence” worldwide.

The Robotics Laboratory at the location in Bremen (Prof. Frank  
Kirchner) is seeking

2 Senior Researchers/Consultants
for the research areas Space, Underwater, Security, and Production/ 

The applicant should possess several years of experience in the  
management of externally-funded projects as well as in project  
acquisition and in the external presentation of main research areas.

Practical experience in the following areas is desired: computer  
science, electrical engineering, mechatronics, and/or systems  

The prerequisites for these positions are a graduation, ideally a  
Ph.D. in one of the above areas, and several years of practical  

2 Researcher/Consultants
for the research areas Space and Aviation Robotics.

Strong programming skills (preferably C/C++), knowledge of systems  
design, GUI development (QT) and hardware design/implementation are  
mandatory for positions in the area of “Aviation Robotics”. Good  
knowledge of control, Ad-Hoc networks, and aeronautical engineering is  

Strong skills in hardware oriented programming (FPGAs, micro  
controllers) as well as in controller design and virtual prototyping  
(e.g., Matlab/Simulink, 20sim) are mandatory for positions in the area  
“Space”. Good knowledge of modelling and simulation of mobile  
mechatronic systems (e.g., with Adams, NASTRAN) and CAD experience  
(e.g., Inventor, SolidWorks) is desired.

The applicants should have a strong professional background in at  
least one of the following areas: computer science and/or electrical  
engineering, mechatronics and/or systems engineering, aeronautic and  
space technology.

A graduation is obligatory.

1 Electrical Engineer

The applicant will support the main research areas space, underwater,  
security, and production/logistics in the central laboratories.

Strong skills in power electronics, Hf-Technique, E-motors (brushed/ 
brushless), Digital/Mixed-Mode Design, FPGA Design, microcontroller  
programming (C/C++), and VDL are mandatory, experience in PCB Design  
(Allegro/Eagle), production/supplying, and verification/testing is  
desired and helpful.

Prerequisite is a graduation in electrical engineering or a relevant  
professional training; experience on the job is required.

The DFKI Robotics Laboratory offers a competitive salary and the  
opportunity to work with a young, continuously growing team in an  
interesting research environment.

The DFKI is an equal opportunity employer. Women are especially  
encouraged to apply. Handicapped applicants with equal qualification  
will be given preferential treatment.

Electronic application will be preferred.

Prof. Dr. Frank Kirchner
DFKI Robotic Labor
Frau R. Post-González
Robert-Hooke-Str. 5, D-28359 Brmen
Email: renate.post-gonzalez at dfki.de
Dr. Jan Christian Albiez --- Underwaterrobotics --- DFKI Bremen
Robert-Hooke-Straße 5, 28359 Bremen, Germany

Phone: +49 421 218-64118
Fax:   +49 421 218-64150
Email: jan.albiez at dfki.de

Further Information: http://www.dfki.de/robotics
Deutsches Forschungszentrum fuer Kuenstliche Intelligenz GmbH
Firmensitz: Trippstadter Straße 122, D-67663 Kaiserslautern

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster (Vorsitzender)
Dr. Walter Olthoff

Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats:
Prof. Dr. h.c. Hans A. Aukes

Amtsgericht Kaiserslautern, HRB 2313

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