[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Human Robot Interaction

Angelo Cangelosi A.Cangelosi at plymouth.ac.uk
Tue Sep 13 03:18:31 PDT 2016

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Human Robot Interaction (MoveCare Project)

University of Plymouth – Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems

A post-doctoral research fellow is required for a period of 36 months to work on the new H2020 collaborative project “MoveCare: Multiple-actors Virtual Empathic Caregiver for the Elder”.
You will carry out research on human robot interaction (HRI) for the design of a multimodal robot interface for the elderly and the testing during HRI experiments. A PhD in Computer science, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence or allied disciplines is required. Excellent programming skills are essential, as well as robotics research skills. Knowledge of human-robot interaction research with the elderly is a desirable skill.

You will be working collaboratively as part of a larger inter-disciplinary research team at the School of Computing and Mathematics, and the School of Psychology, under the supervision of Professor Angelo Cangelosi. You will also collaborate with Professor Ray Jones from the School of Nursing. The research fellow will be required to travel for project meetings and between partners’ sites.
Expected start date is 1 January 2017 (or as soon as possible after this date, subject to negotiation).

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week and is fixed term for 36 months.
Recruitment and selection will be based on individual merit, however, we should particularly like to encourage applications from women, black and minority ethnic people who are under-represented in the Faculty.
Informal enquiries regarding the post, the project or the research details can be made to Prof Angelo Cangelosi (acangelosi at plymouth.ac.uk<mailto:acangelosi at plymouth.ac.uk> or +44 1752 586217).

CLOSING DATE: 12 midnight, Sunday 9 October 2016

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.
The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.
Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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