[robotics-worldwide] Multiple Positions in Robotics/Vision/Learning at U. Innsbruck

Justus-bulk at Piater.name Justus-bulk at Piater.name
Thu May 30 00:53:07 PDT 2013


The research group in Intelligent and Interactive Systems
(https://iis.uibk.ac.at/) has multiple openings at the doctoral and
post-doctoral levels:

- Research positions funded by several EU-FP7-ICT "Cognitive Systems,
  Interaction and Robotics" projects

- Non-permanent university research staff positions with minor teaching
  requirements

For both types of positions, we seek highly-qualified postdoctoral
researchers and talented doctoral students with interest and skills in
at least one of the following areas:

* Robotics:
  - grasping and manipulation using one or two dextrous hands
  - tactile sensing for grasping and manipulation
  - affordance learning: grasping, rolling, pushing, ...
  - object placement: stacking, dropping, leaning, ...
* Computer Vision:
  - object modeling, recognition and pose tracking using stereo vision
    and/or point clouds
  - learning action-relevant features; affordance-driven categorization
  - human modeling and tracking: hands, face, gaze, markerless human
    motion capture
  - action recognition

All activities involve probabilistic modeling, machine learning, and a
strong component of human-robot interaction.

Postdoctoral researchers are expected to assume active roles in project
leadership and supervision of junior researchers.

Salaries are internationally competitive and commensurate with
qualification and experience.


The University of Innsbruck, Austria

The history of the University of Innsbruck dates back to 1669. It offers
a complete set of academic curricula and currently counts 28000
students. Founded in 2001, the Department of Computer Science is highly
productive in diverse research domains, and is internationally very well
connected.

Innsbruck is home to 35000 students who imprint a distinctive,
international student atmosphere upon this lively city of
120000. Beautifully located in the Tyrolean Alps, on the Inn river and
surrounded by summits of up to 2718m, Innsbruck offers outstanding
opportunities and quality of life all around the year.


For more information and how to apply see https://iis.uibk.ac.at/jobs.

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Intelligent and Interactive Systems https://iis.uibk.ac.at/
Institute of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria


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