[robotics-worldwide] Postdoctoral Positions in Social Robotics at NTU Singapore

Sebastien Dalibard (Dr) SDalibard at ntu.edu.sg
Mon Jan 16 19:58:46 PST 2012


Job Title: Research Fellow in Social Robotics

Job Description:

The Institute for Media Innovation (IMI http://imi.ntu.edu.sg/) at Nanyang
Technological University immediately invites applications for Postdoc positions
to work in Singapore, in the following areas:

a.      Behavioral models and expressive behavior generation for interactive social robots.
b.      Memory processes and long-term interactions, relationship management.
c.      Human and group behavior models.
d.      Detection and recognition of human gestures and facial expressions.
e.      Dialogue management.

Researchers will have an opportunity to work in a cutting-edge interactive environment
with top equipment as a new immersive room, real-time motion capture and social humanoid
robots.

Eligibility

The position requires a PhD in computer science, robotics or a related area. Experience in
social robotics or Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) as evidenced by publications and international
conferences participation is desirable. Strong capacity and commitment to research is mandatory.

Salaries are competitive and are determined according to the successful applicants'accomplishments,
experience and qualifications. Singapore has low income tax and a postdoc is likely to pay a variable
income tax of a maximum of 15% (see http://www.iras.gov.sg/irasHome/page04.aspx?id=1190).

Please submit the following to imi-recruitment at ntu.edu.sg.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

a. Curriculum vitae with photo
b. A brief research statement
c. Two names and contacts of recommendation
d. Availability date
e. Salary expectation

NTU (http://www.ntu.edu.sg) and IMI (http://imi.ntu.edu.sg/) offer vibrant multidisciplinary research
environment, both students and faculty members enjoy a host of opportunities for research collaboration
with world-leading universities and renowned institutes. There is a strong research culture where
innovation and critical enquiry are key features, NTU researchers are immersed in the best working environment.

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