[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] 15 PhD student positions in Social Robotics for SOCRATES ETN

Thomas Hellström thomash at cs.umu.se
Tue Sep 20 04:45:32 PDT 2016


*15 PhD student positions in Social Robotics*


SOCRATES**is a new Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network 
(ETN) comprising 7 universities/research institutes and 8 non–academic 
organisations/companies. In total 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) will 
be recruited as PhD students for research on various aspects of 
interactive social robotics aiming at eldercare. The wide range of 
projects covers a spectrum from technical design of hardware and 
interaction methodology, to personalisation, user studies, and robot 
ethics.Positions are open at;

Umeå University, Sweden;

Örebro University, Sweden;

Universität Hamburg, Germany;

Fraunhofer IPA, Stuttgart, Germany;

CSIC Barcelona, Spain,

University of the West of England, Bristol, England;

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.

*Expected starting date is 1st of April 2017. Closing date for 
applications is 30th of November 2016.*

For more information on the positions, please refer to 
For general information about SOCRATES, please contact the project 
coordinator, Professor Thomas Hellström (thomash -at- cs.umu.se) at Umeå 
University, Sweden.


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