[robotics-worldwide] THREE Postdoctoral Fellowships in Robotics, Machine Learning and Animation @ University of Edinburgh, UK

Sethu Vijayakumar sethu.vijayakumar at ed.ac.uk
Thu Feb 10 02:54:27 PST 2011


We have THREE postdoctoral openings in the field of Robotics and 
Animation, with an emphasis on Machine Learning techniques for adaptive 
representation, dynamic planning and motion synthesis in high 
dimensional, anthropomorphic robotic systems and articulated 
full-physics animation. We are looking for highly motivated individuals 
with a strong publication record and solid background in the 
fundamentals of machine learning, planning and control in robots and/or 
experience with physically based graphics and animation. The three posts 
are expected to work in a complementary manner towards the goals of the 
larger, multi site project: Topology based Motion Synthesis, details of 
which can be found on the application website.

Posts are tenable for a maximum of three years starting April 2011 and 
attract a salary in the UE07 pay scale: £29,972 - £35,788 commensurate 
to experience.
Please refer to details of individual posts, requirements and 
application procedure by going to www.jobs.ed.ac.uk and entering the 
appropriate REFERENCE number and clicking on 'Further Information':

1. Robotics and Machine Learning (enquiry: Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar) -- 
REFERENCE No. 3014034, Closing date: 4 March 2011
2. Autonomous Robotics (enquiry: Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy) - - 
REFERENCE No. 3014035, Closing date: 4 March 2011
3. Robotics and Animation (enquiry: Dr. Taku Komura) -- REFERENCE No. 
3014081, Closing date: 10 March 2011

Please upload statement of interest, CV, references and other details by 
following the online application at: www.jobs.ed.ac.uk
Interviews: Mid March 2011

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Professor Sethu Vijayakumar             Personal Chair in Robotics
Director, IPAB, School of Informatics, The University of Edinburgh
1.28 Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB,  UK
URL: http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/svijayak Ph: +44(0)131 651 3444
SLMC Research Group URL: http://www.ipab.informatics.ed.ac.uk/slmc
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Adjunct Faculty, Department of Computer Science
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA 90089-0781
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Microsoft Research&  Royal Academy of Engg. Senior Research Fellow
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