[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD and Post-Doctorate Student Positions at Ben Gurion University - Israel

Amir Shapiro ashapiro at bgu.ac.il
Thu Mar 20 09:16:51 PDT 2014


PhD and Post-Doctorate Student Positions

Seeking outstanding students for advanced research in  multidisciplinary
robotics

All applicants must be skilled in both oral and written communication in
English and be able to
work independently as well as in collaboration with others.

PhD applicants must have completed an MSc degree in Engineering, Natural
Sciences, Computer Sciences or Psychology with a thesis. Experience in
artificial intelligence, robotics, cognitive science and programming is an
advantage. The application should include a CV, a list of academic grades,
a copy of degree project report, a list of publications, three personal
references (one from the MSc thesis advisor) and one A4 page describing the
personal motivation for applying for this position. Ph.D. candidates must
submit a research proposal and pass a qualification exam on their research
proposal within the first year of the PhD studies. The PhD thesis should be
completed within a 4-year timeframe. The ABC Robotics Ph.D. Scholarship
covers tuition fees and a monthly stipend. The candidate will receive a
minimum of 6,930 NIS per month for a duration of 4 years.

The ABC Robotics Postdoc Scholarship is 10,116 NIS per month for a duration
of 2 years.

Additional requirements and details may be found at:
http://in.bgu.ac.il/en/kreitman_school/Pages/admission.aspx

Applicants should send all necessary registration information to Ms. Sima
Koram, email:
simagel at exchange.bgu.ac.il as indicated in
http://aristo4bgu.bgu.ac.il/PhdEnglishApplication/PhdApplicationForm/
and send a copy of their application to: abc-robotics at bgu.ac.il

Specific research topics are proposed at: www.bgu.ac.il/abc-robotics

Closing date for applications: 30 March 2014 or until all positions are
filled. Candidates applying
by above closing date will be informed by May 2014.

Starting date: 1 October 2014 or earlier


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Amir Shapiro, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer
Director, Robotics Laboratory
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
P.O.Box 653, Beer Sheva, Israel, 84105
Tel: +972-8-647-7165
Mobile: +972-50-2029614
Fax: +972-8-647-2813
Email: ashapiro at bgu.ac.il
WWW: http://robotics.bgu.ac.il
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