[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Scientific post-doc researcher and engineer position available at Hiroshi Ishiguro Lab, ATR

nishio at atr.jp nishio at atr.jp
Wed Jul 2 00:12:34 PDT 2014

Scientific post-doc researcher and engineer position available at Hiroshi Ishiguro Lab, ATR

Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratory, ATR (Kyoto, Japan;
http://www.geminoid.jp/) is seeking to appoint an international
outstanding researcher and engineer who will have a key role in the
development of new semi-autonomous teleoperated robot systems. Our
laboratory is unique in the world in its strong focus on teleoperated
android robots such as Geminoids, Telenoids and Elfoids and their
applications in real-world usages including elderly care, remote
learning and android dramas.

We are seeking applications from post-doc researches and engineers who
wish to have experiences in projects for state-of-art robots and
Candidates with specific expertise in the following domains are
particularly welcome:
- Software construction of sensing systems for humanoid robots
- Teleoperation system
- Computer vision
- Automatic dialogue system 
- Spoken language processing

The successful candidate will be offered an initial one year contract
with a highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience. Extensions will be expected up to four years until the end
of the project based on the evaluation during the first year.  Further
employment will be considered based on the evaluation during the

The positions is open for immediate starting. To apply, please send
the following materials to Shuichi Nishio (nishio at atr.jp). 
- whether you are applying for a researcher position or an engineer position
- your CV outlining experience and qualifications
- if applying for a researcher, three major publications in PDF

Deadline date is 30 August 2014.
Our review of applications will start immediately, and will continue
until the position is filled or closed.

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