[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc opportunity - UT Austin

Peter Stone pstone at cs.utexas.edu
Fri Nov 18 13:48:46 PST 2016




DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, USA

POSITION: Post-doctoral fellow on multi-robot learning for long-term autonomy

CONTACTS: Prof. Peter Stone
          The University of Texas at Austin
          2317 Speedway, Stop D9500
          Austin, TX 78712-1757 USA
          Austin, Texas 78712-0233  U.S.A.
          pstone at cs.utexas.edu
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Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellow position of one year,
possibly renewable for additional years, in the Department of Computer
Science in the Learning Agents Research Group headed by Prof. Peter
Stone (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.cs.utexas.edu_-7Epstone&d=DgIBAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rStC00sfV_qVWqlcnmGhKrRoTMim5rLso-FTzVW2NfNyo&m=Pa2YC2S6lvzI8s6y9tb1Ib9uSr1NW4cFTpnUurBTBFU&s=oKGmU4Tmpl9c89Ee7DEcd-9dThzpVSvAxE3C6jMQWHI&e= ).

The research will be related to multi-robot systems (including ad hoc
teamwork) and reinforcement learning for long-term robot autonomy.
There will be significant room for the successful candidate to shape the
direction of focus.


QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or
related field.  Experience in multiagent systems or intelligent robotics
is essential.  Experience in reinforcement learning, machine learning
more broadly, Robot Operating System (ROS), and/or ad hoc teamwork is
preferable.


TO APPLY: Applicants should send by email to pstone at cs.utexas.edu

- a curriculum vitae
- names of two references with contact information
- a two-page summary of past research and relevant qualifications
- a personal Web page, if available, where further details can be found

This position is open to be filled immediately.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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Professor Peter Stone 
David Bruton, Jr. Centennial Professor
University Distinguished Teaching Professor
Associate Chair
Department of Computer Science     phone: 512-471-9796 
The University of Texas at Austin  fax:   512-471-8885
2317 Speedway, Stop D9500          pstone at cs.utexas.edu 
Austin, Texas 78712-1757 USA       https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.cs.utexas.edu_-7Epstone&d=DgIBAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rStC00sfV_qVWqlcnmGhKrRoTMim5rLso-FTzVW2NfNyo&m=Pa2YC2S6lvzI8s6y9tb1Ib9uSr1NW4cFTpnUurBTBFU&s=oKGmU4Tmpl9c89Ee7DEcd-9dThzpVSvAxE3C6jMQWHI&e= 



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