[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Robotics position at LAAS-CNRsS

Nicolas Mansard nmansard at laas.fr
Mon Nov 24 12:12:34 PST 2014


The Gepetto team of LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France is opening several 
positions for talented postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and 
research engineers (both PhD or MSc) with interests in one of the 
following topics:

* Motion planning for robotics and computer animation
* Robot control (inverse dynamics, visual servoing, redundancy, optimal 
control)
* Numerical mathematics (for control and learning)
* Humanoid robotics
* Musculoskeletal avatars

Any application within these topics will be considered. More 
particularly, we are looking for:
* one chief engineer (PhD) in planning 
(http://projects.laas.fr/gepetto/uploads/JobOffers/engineer_planning.pdf)
* one engineer (junior or PhD) in inverse dynamics 
(http://projects.laas.fr/gepetto/uploads/JobOffers/engineer_dyninv.pdf)
* one post-doc in avatar animation (planning, optimal control or 
learning -- 
http://projects.laas.fr/gepetto/uploads/JobOffers/postdoc_entracte.pdf)
* one PhD candidate in inverse dynamics 
(http://projects.laas.fr/gepetto/uploads/JobOffers/hqp.pdf)
See the corresponding links for a detailed presentation of the position.

Overall requirements:
- Masters degree or PhD in EE/CS or applied mathematics
- Experience in robotics, computer vision, or machine learning
- Good programming skills in C/C++
- A strong mathematical background is desirable
- Expertise in working with real robot systems is a big plus for all 
applicants

The positions:
The positions are started with a 24 months contract and may be 
extendable up to 48 months. Payment will be according to the CNRS 
payment scheme, depending on the candidates experience and qualifications.

Application:
To apply, please contact by email Nicolas Mansard (nmansard at laas.fr)and 
join:
- a brief description of your research interests
- a CV
- the email addresses of at least two references



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