[robotics-worldwide] Postdoc opportunity - UT Austin

Peter Stone pstone at cs.utexas.edu
Sun Mar 10 18:26:58 PDT 2013


DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, USA


POSITION: Post-doctoral fellow and research educator on "Intelligent Robotics"


CONTACT: Prof. Peter Stone
	 The University of Texas at Austin  
	 2317 Speedway, Stop D9500
	 Austin, TX 78712-1757 USA
	 Austin, Texas 78712-0233  U.S.A.  
	 pstone at cs.utexas.edu 


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellow/research educator
position of two years, possibly renewable for additional years, in the
Department of Computer Sciences in the Learning Agents Research Group
headed by Prof. Peter Stone (http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~pstone).

Primary responsibilities include performing cutting-edge research in
collaboration with faculty and Ph.D. students, teaching a research-based
undergraduate course, and helping to manage a fast-paced undergraduate
research laboratory.

The research will focus on developing robust, adaptive, interactive
intelligent robots in an indoor environment.  Specifically, the goal is
to demonstrate that a team of robots can persist over an extended period
of time in a dynamic, uncertain environment.


QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or
related field.  Experience in robotics is essential.  Experience in
machine learning, multiagent systems, and/or human-robot interaction is
preferable, as is experience programming in ROS.  Past teaching
experience will also be beneficial.


TO APPLY: Applicants should send by email to pstone at cs.utexas.edu

- a curriculum vitae
- names of two references with contact information
- a two-page summary of past research and relevant qualifications
- a personal Web page, if available, where further details can be found

This position is to start in August 2013 or at any agreed date.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. 

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