[robotics-worldwide] Postdoc opening at DISAL, EPFL

Di Mario Ezequiel ezequiel.dimario at epfl.ch
Tue Dec 4 03:57:07 PST 2012


The Distributed Intelligent Systems and Algorithms Laboratory (DISAL, http://disal.epfl.ch) at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, is seeking for a full-time post-doctoral fellow in the area of distributed robotics.

The postdoctoral fellow will participate to the Swiss National Center of Competence in Research Robotics (NCCR Robotics), a nation-wide center gathering leading robotic experts from cutting-edge Swiss research institutions (EPFL, ETHZ, University of Zurich, IDSIA), with the common objective of developing new, human-oriented robotic technology for improving our quality of life.

The position involves the development of distributed evaluative learning algorithms (Project 4: Distributed Robotics) and the application of robotic technologies to domestic scenarios (Project 5: Robots for daily life). The ideal candidate should hold a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related area, and have both theoretical and practical experience with Machine Learning techniques for controller design applied to robotic platforms.

The position is open with immediate effect. Applicants should send a full CV including a publications list and a motivation letter to Prof. Alcherio Martinoli (alcherio.martinoli at epfl.ch). Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis as they are received and will be considered until the position is filled.

Related links:
http://disal.epfl.ch/page-82887-fr.html
http://www.nccr-robotics.ch/project4
http://www.nccr-robotics.ch/project5



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