[robotics-worldwide] Faculty positions in Cognitive Robotics at ENSTA ParisTech

David Filliat david.filliat at ensta.fr
Tue Jul 6 07:58:43 PDT 2010

The Laboratory of Electronics and Computer Science at ENSTA ParisTech is 
opening permanent faculty positions in the field of cognitive robotics. 
ENSTA ParisTech is one of the most renowned French institutes of 
engineering education and research (Grande École). Located in Paris, it 
offers graduate level scientific education, excellent research 
facilities and a broad international network. It is a founding member of 
ParisTech, the Paris Institute of Technology, which brings together 
twelve of the foremost French Grandes Écoles covering nearly the whole 
spectrum of science and engineering.

The faculty positions are opened in the Cognitive Robotics research 
group. Specific areas of interest include:
* Computer vision
* Semantic perception
* Multi-modal perception
* Machine learning and pattern recognition
* Cognitive systems
* Developmental robotics
* Human-Robot Interaction

Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate 
levels, research, and supervision of student research. Basic knowledge, 
or willingness to learn french language are required as part of the 
teaching will be in french. Candidates must have the ability to develop 
a leading research program with a focus on technology development and 
translation into concrete applications of autonomous robots and 
cognitive technical systems (e.g. service and assistance robots, 
humanoid robots, entertainment robots).

Remuneration will depend on the candidate experience. For more 
information and application : http://uei.ensta.fr/eng/positions.html

Inquiries about the scientific context of the position can be directed 
to David Filliat (david.filliat at ensta.fr).

Deadline for application : september, 15th, 2010.

Links :
ParisTech : http://www.paristech.fr/en/
ENSTA ParisTech : http://www.ensta.fr/en/
Cognitive Robotics Laboratory : http://cogrob.ensta.fr

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