[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoctoral research positions in human-robot collaboration at University of Auckland

Mohan Sridharan mhnsrdhrn at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 08:01:11 PDT 2016

Two postdoctoral research positions are available in the Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Auckland, New
Zealand. Researchers hired to fill these positions will work with a
multidisciplinary research team to address fundamental knowledge
representation, reasoning, and learning challenges in human-robot
collaboration. These positions will provide opportunities to design,
implement and evaluate novel algorithms and architectures for robots used
in diverse applications such as healthcare and agricultural automation.


-- Excellent doctoral dissertation in robotics, AI, or machine learning.
-- Doctoral degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a
related discipline.
-- Expertise in both probabilistic robotics and logic-based AI will be
considered a plus.
-- Excellent programming skills.
-- Prior expertise or passion for working with physical robots.

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading university. It has a
strong international focus and is the only New Zealand member of
Universitas 21 and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, which are
international consortia of research-led universities. The positions will
initially be for a period of one year, with the potential to be extended
for two additional years.

If you are interested, please send a brief statement summarizing your
expertise and interests, along with a link to your CV and recent papers
(please do *not* send email attachments), to:

Dr. Mohan Sridharan
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Auckland, New Zealand
m.sridharan at auckland.ac.nz

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