[robotics-worldwide] Post-Doc Position in Aerial Service Robotics @ PRISMA Lab [9 March 2012]

Bruno Siciliano siciliano at unina.it
Fri Feb 17 15:20:03 PST 2012

*PRISMA Lab – Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Naples, Italy

The University of Naples Federico II has posted a Call for Applications 
to one Post-Doc Position for a senior Ph.D. fellow that will have a key 
research role on Aerial Service Robotics within the EU Integrated 
Project ARCAS

We are looking for a highly-motivated young scientist with a strong 
background and PhD in Robotics and Control Engineering and a 
well-established publication record in the area of Aerial Robotics and 
in one or more of the following areas:
- Impedance and force control
- Cooperative control of robot formations
- Autonomous robots
- Visual control
Strong competencies in C/C++ programming and MATLAB are essential.

In order to apply, please download the call from
and look for position *2-ST-2012-17*.
The grant will be for *2 years, renewable for a third year*, with a 
*yearly salary of € 29.878,46*.
*The call will close on 9 MARCH 2012 at 12h.
The call is in Italian, however a short description in English is 
provided. Foreign candidates willing to apply and in need of help with 
the application form to fill out in Italian are kindly requested to 
promptly send an email to *Bruno Siciliano <bruno.siciliano at unina.it>*. 
The selection will be based on CV and interview, and foreign applicants 
will be interviewed in teleconference. Lodging assistance will be 
provided through the University Office for Foreign Students.

*About PRISMA Lab
*University of Naples Federico II is the third oldest university in 
Italy. The School of Engineering, with a population of 11,000 students, 
is the oldest in Europe and has just celebrated its second centennial 
since the foundation by King Gioacchino Murat in 1811. The PRISMA team 
is active in the Department of Computer and Systems Engineering, where 
since 30 years is conducting research in robotics. Current interests 
include force control, visual servoing, dual-arm/hand manipulation, 
human-robot interaction, service robotics, and aerial robotics. The team 
has achieved international recognition and is currently engaged in five 
projects supported by the European Community. See www.prisma.unina.it 
<http://www.prisma.unina.it/> for further information.

*About Naples
*Naples (Italian: Napoli) is the third largest city in Italy, and is the 
capital of the Campania region. World-known for its rich history, art, 
culture, architecture, music, and gastronomy, Naples is a lively, 
exciting and bustling city situated on the southwest coast in a gorgeous 
gulf, and is surrounded by attractive tourist and archaeological sites 
such as Capri, Ischia, Amalfi Coast, Pompei, Ercolano, Mount Vesuvius. 
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naples for further information.


prof bruno siciliano
ASME fellow, IEEE fellow, IFAC fellow
IEEE-RAS senior past-president 2012-2013
PRISMA lab, dipartimento di informatica e sistemistica
universita' di napoli federico II
via claudio 21, 80125 napoli, italy
tel +39 081 7683179
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email siciliano at unina.it
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