[robotics-worldwide] Postdoc in HRI at USC

Maja Mataric mataric at usc.edu
Tue May 4 16:21:34 PDT 2010


  Postdoc position available in Human-Robot Interaction at USC
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The USC Interaction Lab (http://robotics.usc.edu/interaction), part of  
the USC Center for Robotics and Embedded Systems (http://cres.usc.edu)  
is seeking a highly qualified postdoctoral researcher in the area of  
human-robot interaction (HRI).  The work will focus on HRI for  
socially assistive robotics and 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. Strong experimental background is  
essential.

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 attachment to  
Prof. Maja Mataric (http://robotics.usc.edu/~maja) at: mataric at usc.edu  
with the email subject line: POSTDOC CANDIDATE

The position is open immediately (5/14/10) and is guaranteed for a  
year from the start date, with a possible second year extension.

USC an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and applications  
from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.




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