[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc position in Multi-Robot Systems at Kassel University, Germany
geihs at uni-kassel.de
Tue Nov 18 06:07:58 PST 2014
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Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Distributed
Systems Group (http://www.vs.uni-kassel.de) at Kassel University in
Kassel/Germany. We are seeking a highly qualified postdoctoral
researcher with strong interests in one or more of the following
- teamwork in multi-robot systems,
- collaborative vehicles,
- multi-agent systems,
- machine-learning for autonomous robots,
- self-organizing systems.
Outstanding candidates in other related areas of computer science will
also be considered.
The position involves independent research and teaching as well as
project management activities and team leadership. Candidates should be
motivated to work at the intersection of robotics and distributed
systems. A PhD degree in Computer Science or a related field is
required. Applicants will be expected to have a proven track record with
strong publications in relevant areas as well as excellent
organizational and coordination skills. Practical experiences with
robots is a plus.
ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT
The Distributed Systems Group is dedicated to teaching and research in
areas such as multi-robot systems, collective adaptive systems, and
socially-aware design of IT systems. Application scenarios for our
robotics activities are RoboCup soccer, exploration of unknown
territory, and collaborative vehicles. Our soccer robots team Carpe
Noctem, currently the only German team in the RoboCup Mid Size League,
competes successfully in international RoboCup championships. The
research group collaborates with numerous national and international
partners. It is closely associated with ITeG - the interdisciplinary
scientific center for IT design.
Kassel University offers a broad spectrum of academic disciplines and
has about 24000 students. The university is well known for promoting and
conducting truly interdisciplinary research. The city of Kassel is
located in the center of Germany and features excellent traffic
connections by high-speed trains, major highways, and near-by airports.
Kassel offers a very rich set of cultural attractions, including the
famous Bergpark, a Unesco World Heritage site, and the Documenta, the
world-wide leading exhibition of modern and contemporary art.
Please apply by email to Prof. Geihs (geihs at uni-kassel.de). Applications
should include a curriculum vitae, in PDF format, giving full details of
qualifications and experience, together with the names of two referees.
Application deadline: January 15, 2015
Initial duration of the contract: 3 years, extension possible
Start date: April 2015
For further information about this position, please contact Prof. Geihs
(geihs at uni-kassel.de).
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