[robotics-worldwide] DFKI Robotics Research Group: Open Positions for Senior Researchers / Researchers in Service Robotics for Logistics

Jose de Gea jdegea at informatik.uni-bremen.de
Sun May 3 11:26:24 PDT 2009

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.

Within research projects at DFKI Bremen there are open positions for

Senior Researchers / Researchers in Service Robotics for Logistics

Candidates applying for this position will have the opportunity to work with
mobile service robots in the field of logistics and production, e.g. our
dual-arm system (please visit http://robotik.dfki-bremen.de/?id=semprom ).

Besides strong C/C++ programming skills and the skill to work in small and
medium size teams, preferably experience in more than one of the following
topics are expected:

    * Experience in robot localization and mapping (SLAM)
    * Experience in task planning task decomposition and task execution
    * Experience in robot locomotion control
    * Experience in robot software architectures and/or communication
    * Experience in robot manipulation (mandatory at least two of the
          o kinematics and dynamics analysis
          o motion planning
          o grasping planning
          o dual and/or mobile manipulation
    * Experience in behaviour-based control systems
    * Experience in computer vision: object recognition and/or visual

There is the possibility for MSc to prepare a PhD thesis in that time frame,
when applying for the Researcher position. Applications for the Senior
Researcher position are open to post-doc candidates.

The DFKI Robotics Laboratory offers a competitive salary and the opportunity
to work with a dynamic, 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.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, a CV, and two references in
electronic form to:
Prof. Dr. Frank Kirchner
DFKI Bremen Robotics Lab
c/o Ms. A. Hasse

Jose de Gea Fernandez (Dipl.-Ing)
Robotics Group
University of Bremen

Email: jdegea at informatik.uni-bremen.de
Tel.:  +49- (421)- 218- 64112
Fax :  +49- (421)- 218- 64150
Room:  217

Postal address:
Jose de Gea
Robert-Hooke-Straße 5
28359 Bremen

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