[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Post-doc position at Alcor Lab Sapienza University of Rome in 3D motion and path planning for self-reconfigurable tracked robots control

Gianni Mario gianni at diag.uniroma1.it
Fri Apr 24 08:35:59 PDT 2015

ALCOR research Laboratory, at the Department of Computer, Control, and
Management Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy) is seeking for
a highly motivated and talented post-doctoral researcher interested in the
following topics:

- 3D motion and path planning for self-reconfigurable tracked robots control

ALCOR is a highly stimulating research laboratory, established in 1998 and
pursuing cutting edge research activities in the field of Cognitive
Robotics, and Computer Vision, Perception, AI and Robot Learning applied to
Cognitive Robotics (http://www.diag.uniroma1.it/~alcor). Around permanent
researchers, a lively group of PhDs, postdocs and engineers are
collaborating with other European research laboratories, and Companies on
both EU FP7 ICT and Horizon 2020's projects. Members of the team have been
recently awarded several prestigious international research distinctions.

The candidate will be involved in the EU FP7 ICT "Cognitive systems,
interaction, robotics" project TRADR aiming at developing new S&T for
long-term human-robot teaming for robot assisted disaster response (
http://www.tradr-project.eu). This will also involve close collaborations
with several international laboratories.

The candidate must have strong skills in mathematics and control theory
(with a focus on statistics and optimization), and record of publications
in relevant conferences and journals. Must have experience in robotics and
be capable to conduct complex robotic experiments in international
collaborative projects. Programming proficiency in C/C++, Matlab, Virtual
Simulation Frameworks and Python. Expertise with real robot systems and the
ROS system will be appreciated.

To apply send us a single PDF document to alcor at diag.uniroma1.it including:

* detailed CV

* statement of research experience and interests

* motivation letter

* list of publications

* contact details and three references

There is no fixed deadline: the position will be filled as soon as possible.

The post-doctoral position is provided for two years, with possibility of
renewal. Salary will be commensurate to qualification and experience and in
line with the main European research institutes. Screening of applications
will continue until the position is filled. Further details and informal
enquiries can be asked by email to alcor at diag.uniroma1.it

Mario Gianni
Assistant Professor
Alcor Laboratory
DIAG A. Ruberti
Sapienza University of Rome
phone: +39 0677274155

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