[robotics-worldwide] PhD and Post-Doc positions in Autonomous Systems

Timo Henne timo.henne at fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de
Thu Nov 20 04:37:45 PST 2008

The Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information
Technology (B-IT) at the University of Applied Sciences
Bonn-Rhein-Sieg has several positions for

          Research Assistants and Doctoral Students
          (PhD positions and/or Post-Doc positions)

in Autonomous Systems B-IT is a joint research center cooperating
with the University of Bonn, RWTH Aachen University, University of 
Applied Sciences
Bonn-Rhein-Sieg and the Fraunhofer Institute Center at Birlinghoven
Castle. Supported by the B-IT foundation and complementary
state resources, the center offers highly selective international
master programs in Applied IT as well as summer schools for
qualified computer science students.

Applicants should have solid experiences in at least
two of the following areas:

. data mining applied to raw sensor data
. machine learning and statistical learning theory
. model-based design methods applied to robotics
. agile software engineering methods
. autonomous mobile robots for service applications

Opportunities are provided to conduct high quality research in
the aforementioned areas leading to a PhD, or to do post-doctoral
research in a highly networked research group involved in
multiple national and European research projects.

Candidates are also expected to support University of Applied
Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in enhancing the quality of teaching.
Experiences in the following areas would be advantageous:
. e-learning and blended learning
. management of a social environment for students
. marketing of educational content

The positions will initially be limited to a term of 3 years with the
possibility of an extension depending on the future funding situation.
The salary follows the categories of German public services
(up to E14 TV-L). Part-time employment is possible.
For further information see http://www.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de
or contact Prof. Paul G. Plöger (paul.ploeger at fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de).
Handicapped applicants will be preferred if equally qualified.
The Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences strives to
increase the share of female academic staff and therefore
encourages women to apply.

Please send your application by 1.12.2008 to Fachhochschule
Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Personaldezernat, Grantham-Allee 20,
53757 Sankt Augustin, Germany.

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