[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] 2 PhD Student positions at IRI, CSIC, Spain (SOCRATES - Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action -)
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2 PhD Student positions at IRI, CSIC-UPC, Spain (SOCRATES - Marie
IRI, CSIC in Barcelona, Spain, is seeking outstanding candidates for 2
PhD student positions in the project SOCRATES.
SOCRATES (SOcial Cognitive Robotic Agents in The European Society), is a
new Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network (ETN) comprising 7
universities/research institutes: Umeå University and Örebro University
in Sweden, Universität Hamburg and Fraunhofer IPA, Stuttgart in Germany,
CSIC Barcelona in Spain, University West of England, and Ben-Gurion
University of the Negev in Israel. Additional non-academic partners are:
Pal Robotics, Adele Robots, Alfred Nobel Science Park, Urquhart-Dykes &
Lord LLP, Center for Digital Innovation, UMINOVA, Asea Brown Boveri,
S.A, and Fundació ACE.
IRI-CSIC offers two research projects for two PhD candidates:
1) Adaption through multimodal interaction and learning:
2) Robot personalisation: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.iri.upc.edu_jobs_39&d=DQIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=TSBR-Rsq22RxKnpOy0o8jHGQoTW98hyHTQdYbKyxHfA&s=x3gDGkHfN2gV5A_OsoBs2CdbkhzZrLB_cMRgMQW8x74&e=
ABOUT THE POSITIONS:
Both positions include a competitive salary for a period of three years
full time research time, provided that expected study and research
results are achieved. The salary will be based on the standard Marie
Skłodowska-Curie Early-Stage Researcher living allowance and mobility
allowance, as well as family allowance, if applicable. Career
exploratory allowance and travel allowances will be available. Expected
starting date for the PhD position is 1st of April 2017.
- The candidate is expected to have a degree/master in computer
engineering, computer science, or a related field.
- Mobility rule: At the time of recruitment, the applicants must not
have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for more than
12 months during the last 3 years. Compulsory national service, work in
international organisations, and short stays such as holidays are not
taken into account.
- Requirements to be enrolled in a Doctoral programme in Spain: 300
ECTS credits of higher education studies, including at least 60 ECTS on
- Experience in machine learning, and robotics are merits, as well as
documented relevant programming skills.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please, send an e-mail to jobs at iri.upc.edu before 30/11/2016, and
include the following documentation:
- Introductory letter with a statement of research interest
- A curriculum vitae
- If applicable, copy of completed MSc thesis and publications
- Copies of degree certificates, including documentation of academic
courses and grades
- Contact information to two persons willing to act as references
We are looking forward to receiving your application.
Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (IRI), CSIC-UPC
Tel: +34 93 401 57 83, Fax: +34 93 401 57 50
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