[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] TU Munich: Post-Doc/ Scientific Position in Robotics

Anna Principato principa at in.tum.de
Tue Nov 29 04:43:32 PST 2016

The Chair of Robotics and Embedded Systems has an open

  Scientific Position / Post-Doc in Robotics (full time)


*About us:*

Technische Universität München (TUM) is one of Europe’s top 
universities. It is committed to excellence in research and teaching, 
interdisciplinary education, the active promotion of promising young 
scientists and also forges strong links with companies and scientific 
institutions across the world. //

At TUM’s Department of Informatics, chair of Robotics and Embedded 
Systems (Prof. Knoll), we are looking for a candidate with a doctoral 
degree (PhD) who will contribute in the area of development and 
designing research projects and is interested in completing the 
habilitation. The range of research projects at the chair includes 
service, industry and medical robots as well as autonomous driving and 
embedded real-time systems. The chair has four professors with an 
emphasis on robotics and embedded systems, computer vision, machine 
learning and cyber-physical systems.


*Key responsibilities:*

*Setting up independent, non-project related scientific research in: *

·Expansion of the area of competence of the chair and applying for/ 
writing proposals for new projects from various funding agencies (EU, 
BMBF, AiF or DFG). This includes focused coordination and the
management of these projects

·Building up an existing data base of industry partners and networking 
within industry via common projects

·Building up and expanding international contacts and networks with 
leading experts in the field

·Incorporating the research results and optimizing the Master’s Program 
„Robotics, Cognition, Intelligence“

*Coordinating and designing the content of the Master’s program 
„Robotics, Cognition, Intelligence“:*

·Academic documentation, exam and teaching duties

·Designing website and information material for the Master’s program

·Support for teaching events, workshops, classes, exams, room booking, 
as well as supporting academic advisors, and international student 
advisory team, student aptitude interviews

·Organizing events and student documentation as needed

*The position also comprises reviewing and evaluating of doctoral, 
Master and Bachelor theses.*



·A university doctoral degree (PhD) in Computer Science or Engineering 
and relevant experience in the above mentioned areas

·Significant publications in relevant journals

·Project experience in one of the mentioned areas (proposal writing, 
team management, etc.)

·Fluency in spoken and written English and German

·Excellent team player skills and the ability to motivate others

·Enthusiasm for working with students and scientific research in general


*What we offer:*

     ·A responsible position with interesting and challenging tasks in 
an international environment

     ·The opportunity to actively develop and process own research projects

     ·Great working environment in a young and dynamic team

     ·Remuneration in line with the current German public service salary 
scale TV-L, level E13

     ·The possibility of a habilitation is given

TUM has been pursuing the strategic goal of substantially increasing the 
diversity of its staff. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action 
employer, TUM explicitly encourages nominations of and applications from 
women as well as from all others who would bring additional diversity 
dimensions to the university’s research and teaching strategies. 
Preference will be given to disabled candidates with essentially the 
same qualifications. International candidates are highly encouraged to 




Applications should include a CV, copies of official academic documents 
and certificates, list of publications, planned academic research and 
two referees. To receive full consideration, the application material 
should be emailed to Dr. Daniel Renjewski: _daniel.renjewski at tum.de_ 
<mailto:daniel.renjewski at tum.de>*by December 30th 2016*.  For further 
information, see: www6.in.tum.de

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