[robotics-worldwide] Senior Research Scientist position in Robotics at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Antonio Franchi antonio.franchi at tuebingen.mpg.de
Thu Aug 22 04:52:01 PDT 2013

The Autonomous Robotics and Human Machine Systems group at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen, Germany, is looking for an excellent senior research scientist candidate to lead research projects in the following areas:

- Mobile robotics (e.g., Aerial robots, Mobile manipulation)
- Vision-based perception, estimation, and control (e.g., Visual SLAM, Mutual localization, Visual Servoing)
- Force interaction control (e.g., Passivity-based control, Impedance control)
- Human-machine interfaces (e.g., Haptics, Teleoperation)


- PhD Thesis and Top-Journal Publications related to at least two of the aforementioned research areas
- Leadership skills and proven ability to supervise graduate students
- Independent research vision
- Capacity to successfully promote the group activity to the international robotics research community 
- High motivation to work in interdisciplinary projects and international environment

Priority will be given to candidates possessing already a substantial PostDoc experience in one or more distinguished research labs operating in the research areas listed above

Send your application to: 
arhms-postdoc-applications at tuebingen.mpg.de

Application should include:

- PhD thesis
- 2 to 4 most relevant journal publications 
- Statement of research and relevant experience
- Curriculum vitae
- Names and addresses of at least 3 academic references

More info on the current research activities of the Autonomous Robotics and Human Machine Systems group can be found at:

Dr. Antonio Franchi

Project Leader at the 
Max PIanck Institute for biological Cybernetics
Spemannstraße 44, 72076 Tübingen, Germany
Tel:  +49-7071-601 218, Fax: +49-7071-601 616
Email: antonio.franchi at tuebingen.mpg.de

MPI-site: http://www.kyb.mpg.de/research/dep/bu/hri/
Personal-site: http://antoniofranchi.com/robotics/
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