[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 
Skłodowska-Curie Action)

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= 

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 
Master level.
-  Experience in machine learning, and robotics are merits, as well as 
documented relevant programming skills.

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.
Best regards,

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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