[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Open Position in Cognitive Robotics

Fran Bellas francisco.bellas at udc.es
Wed Oct 5 02:23:02 PDT 2016


Open Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Researcher Position in Cognitive Robotics

The Integrated Group for Engineering Research (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.gii.udc.es&d=DQIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cRO7ozBCIyqcY8eOJPh4jyCAiVGa0XQwRSWqNpL4yWA&s=CGWFO51lCX6G6tHO3sqQbU3IFqCRwuD4HpNwfEI5Wb4&e=  <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.gii.udc.es_&d=DQIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cRO7ozBCIyqcY8eOJPh4jyCAiVGa0XQwRSWqNpL4yWA&s=gGV43VOnH73rZZO3LtrXVX2ERGQSQwArSY6uPTsw9DA&e= >) at the University of Coruna (Spain) (www.udc.es <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.udc.es_&d=DQIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cRO7ozBCIyqcY8eOJPh4jyCAiVGa0XQwRSWqNpL4yWA&s=QKGRX2k6ojHw522CCuCppLkrY27xasDDPqureaWNKjs&e= >) has an open position for a post-doctoral or pre-doctoral researcher.

Our group in involved in the DREAM European project (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.robotsthatdream.eu_&d=DQIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cRO7ozBCIyqcY8eOJPh4jyCAiVGa0XQwRSWqNpL4yWA&s=B4MKFCVP5SIVXtmUunrv7IZnZ23G7-9kpOnkFaYZsZg&e=  <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.robotsthatdream.eu_&d=DQIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=cRO7ozBCIyqcY8eOJPh4jyCAiVGa0XQwRSWqNpL4yWA&s=B4MKFCVP5SIVXtmUunrv7IZnZ23G7-9kpOnkFaYZsZg&e= >), which is focused on the bootstrap of a developmental process allowing a robot to learn about its environment and the objects it contains. DREAM is one of the five selected projects of the FET call (Future and Emerging Technologies) on « Knowing, doing, being: cognition beyond problem solving ». The position involves the development of a new cognitive architecture for robots to support such learning.

We are looking for highly motivated candidates with a background in software development and with interest in robotics, mainly in real robots. Experience in intelligent robotics and machine learning will be appreciated. Programming skills in JAVA, C++ and Python are expected.

Applicants should send a CV, letter of motivation (max 2 pages), and a list of three references via e-mail to francisco.bellas at udc.es <mailto:francisco.bellas at udc.es>. Please put [DREAM cognitive robotics] in the subject of the mail. Review of applicants will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

The position if funded by the European Commission through the DREAM project and is for twenty-four (24) months starting in January 2017.


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Francisco Javier Bellas Bouza
Grupo Integrado de Ingeniería
Escuela Politécnica Superior
Universidade da Coruña
Campus de Esteiro, 15403, Ferrol
A Coruña, Spain
+34881013886
francisco.bellas at udc.es <mailto:francisco.bellas at udc.es>
francisco.bellas at gmail.com <mailto:francisco.bellas at gmail.com>
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