[robotics-worldwide] Postdoc in Interactive Robot Learning at Georgia Tech

Andrea Thomaz athomaz at cc.gatech.edu
Fri Jun 4 12:21:20 PDT 2010

Postdoc position available in Interactive Robot Learning at Georgia Tech

The Socially Intelligent Machines Lab (http://www.cc.gatech.edu/social-machines/), part of the Georgia Tech Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (http://robotics.gatech.edu/) is seeking a highly qualified postdoctoral researcher in the areas of human-robot interaction (HRI) and machine learning.  The work will focus on HRI for robots that learn interactively from human teachers.  This will involve algorithm development, robot control implementation, and system evaluation with human subjects.  The experience will include working with undergraduate, MS and PhD students, and with interdisciplinary faculty collaborators.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a field clearly related to the research area above.

Qualified applicants should provide the following materials:
1) Cover letter briefly describing your background (including information about PhD institution, dissertation, and abstract) and career plans
2) Date of availability to start the postdoc
3) CV
4) Names and contact information for at least three references including the PhD advisor,
5) Link to a research web site.

These documents should be submitted as a single PDF to Prof. Andrea L. Thomaz (http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~athomaz/) at: athomaz at cc.gatech.edu with the email subject line: "Postdoc Candidate"

The position is open immediately (6/4/10) and is guaranteed for a year from the start date, with a possible second year extension.

Andrea Thomaz
Asst. Professor, Interactive Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology

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