[robotics-worldwide] Post-doc position available

Ville Kyrki kyrki at lut.fi
Mon May 25 01:13:43 PDT 2009


The Laboratory of Machine Vision and Pattern Recognition (MVPR) 
at the Department of Information Technology at the Lappeenranta 
University of Technology (LUT), Finland, announces a postdoctoral
position in

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Learning in Sensor-based Grasping and Manipulation 
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MVPR performs research in all aspects of computer vision and 
machine learning, including robotic systems.


Tasks 
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The candidate will work in the context of European FP7 research
project GRASP (www.grasp-project.eu). The focus of the research 
will depend on the background of the candidate and personal
initiative. The research environment will offer possibilities 
for strong international collaboration.


Requirements
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A candidate should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent or be a Ph.D. student
in the final stage of their studies. Suitable disciplines include 
Computer Science, Robotics, Automatic Control, Mathematics, 
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and other related areas. 
Modelling expertise, especially probabilistic models, is considered
an advantage. Candidates are also expected to be experienced with 
programming in C++ and Matlab. The appointment will be full time 
for a period of one year to two years. The appointment is available
immediately.


Application and further information
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Applications should include a letter of motivation, a curriculum 
vitae, a list of publications, and the names and contact 
information (email) of at least two references. 

For more information, contact Ville Kyrki at kyrki at lut.fi.

Applications should be sent by email to kyrki at lut.fi.


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Ville Kyrki (Adj. prof.)
Department of Information Technology
Lappeenranta University of Technology
P.O. Box 20
FI-53851 Lappeenranta
Finland

http://www.lut.fi/~kyrki/
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