[robotics-worldwide] Post-doc postion (5 years) in Intelligent Multi-Robot Systems

Luís Seabra Lopes lsl at ua.pt
Tue Sep 23 03:42:09 PDT 2008




## Post doctoral job offer

Job/Fellowship Reference: C2008-UA/IEETA/02

Main research field: Engineering
Sub research field: Robotics

IEETA - Universidade de Aveiro
Portugal

## Job summary:

The Transverse Activity on Intelligent Robotics (ATRI) of IEETA invites
applications for a research position (Investigador Auxiliar) in Intelligent
Multi-Robot Systems.
The work plan will be integrated in the CAMBADA project, which won the first
place at Soccer Middle-Size League in RoboCup 2008 world championship.
The candidates must have a PhD degree (obtained 3 or more years ago) and
relevant post-doctoral research experience in Intelligent Multi-Robot
Systems or a closely related discipline. Applicants should have a good
publication record in SCI journals and conference proceedings.

## Job description:

The ATRI of IEETA (Instituto de Engenharia Electrónica e Telemática de
Aveiro-Universidade de Aveiro) invites applications for a research position
in Intelligent Multi-Robot Systems. The work plan will be integrated in the
CAMBADA project (http://www.ieeta.pt/atri/cambada). CAMBADA team has just
won the first place at Soccer Middle-Size League in RoboCup 2008 world
championship, Suzhou, China.

Current research issues within the CAMBADA project are Strategy and
Coordination of Multi-Agent Systems, Computer Vision, Sensor Fusion, Agent
Architectures, High-level Decision, Hierarchical Organization of Teams of
Robots and Robotics Learning. The applicant should pursue his(her) work
during the period of this research position in one, or preferably more than
one, of the previous topics.

The candidates must have a PhD degree and relevant post-doctoral research
experience in Intelligent Robotics or a closely related discipline.

Applicants should have a good publication record in SCI journals, and the
ability to pursue an independent research career. It is expected that they
engage in collaborative research with the other researchers at IEETA. There
is also the possibility of collaborating in on-going research efforts with
Carnegie-Mellon University.

The positions are available for 5 years, with the possibility of renewal.
Salary will be ca. 43 kEuro/year (indice 195).


IEETA is a research institute that does multidisciplinary research and
advanced development in several areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering
and Computer Science. It aims at the creation, transmission and transfer of
knowledge. The research is interdisciplinary and builds on intensive
internal and external collaboration that has lead (in addition to scientific
articles) to a number of prototypes, trademarks, patents and spin-offs.
IEETA is committed to foster gender-equality in science.

The decision of granting a position depends on the final approval of the
Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT).

## Applications should include:

* The CV of the applicant.
* The contact information for two persons who can write a recommendation
letter if necessary.
* A cover letter / statement of purpose, in which the applicant explains its
research interests and motivation.

These materials should be submitted by e-mail to Anabela Viegas,
anabela.viegas at ua.pt, until 30 September 2008 (tel. +351-234370503, fax
+351-234370545)

A paper copy of all the documentation should also be sent to:

Anabela Viegas
IEETA
Universidade de Aveiro
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal

## Jury:

Nuno Lau, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Luis Seabra Lopes, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Luis Paulo Reis, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Hans-Dieter Burkhard, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Germany


__________________________________________
Luis Seabra Lopes (lsl at ua.pt)

Departamento de Electrónica, Telecomunicações e Informática
Universidade de Aveiro - 3810-193 Aveiro - Portugal
Phone: +351-234-370374 / Fax: +351-234-378157


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