[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 
* 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 
* one engineer (junior or PhD) in inverse dynamics 
* one post-doc in avatar animation (planning, optimal control or 
learning -- 
* one PhD candidate in inverse dynamics 
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 

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.

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

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