[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Senior researcher in Computer Vision for Robotics at Technical University Braunschweig
jsteil at rob.cs.tu-bs.de
Thu Oct 6 23:51:07 PDT 2016
Senior researcher in Computer Vision for Robotics at Technical
The Institute for Robotics and Process Control (IRP) at the Technical
offers a senior researcher post from 01.02.2017 in computer
vision/vision for robotics
for initially three years, renewable upon evaluation for up to six years.
The successful candidate owns a postdoc in computer vision or robotics
or a closely related
field. She/he is expected to develop and pursue an independent research
agenda with the
goal to qualify for a research career. She/he will conduct independent
teaching in computer
vision, lead the image processing lab, attract third-party funding,
and thereby contribute to the success of the overall instituteunder its
new head Prof. J. Steil.
Required qualifications include a PhD degree related to computer vision,
in at least one of the fields of robot vision, 2D- or 3D image
visual learning, neural models of visual learning, deep learning for
vision, and good programming
skills. A publication record in international journals and top tier
conferences is expected, as well
as first experience in teaching and proficiency in English. The
institute supports the acquisition
of German language, if necessary. Extended knowledge and experience in
software engineering, robotic applications, or human-machine
interaction is an advantage.
The successful candidate is intrinsically motivated and enjoys working
in an international team.
She/he wants to qualify for a career towards research and develops a
respective qualification profile,
a German habilitation can be pursued. The IRP institute andits new head
Prof. J. Steilprovide support
through a strong research environment, excellent equipment, base funding
and projects in humanoid
robotics, soft robotics, human-robot interaction and industrial
The Technical University Braunschweig is one of the oldest
German Technical Universities and member of the German TU9 association
of leading technical
universities. It is surrounded by a large number of independent research
Braunschweig is a medium-sized research-oriented city with a very high
density of R&D
related companies and a vivid student life. TU Braunschweig is a family
friendly and equal
opportunity employer, part time appointments can be negotiated.
Applications of women are particularly encouraged.
The formal advert (in German) can be found under
Please send your application including a short research statement (max 2
pages) and contact
data of two potential references in a single pdf to sek at rob.cs.tu-bs.de.
Informal inquiries may be sent to Prof. Jochen Steil(jsteil at rob.tu-bs.de)
All applications submitted until 30.10.2016 will receive full
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