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Bojan Nemec bojan.nemec at ijs.si
Tue Jul 4 00:16:09 PDT 2017

Fully funded PhD position at Jozef Stefan Institute

Laboratory for Humanoid and Cognitive Robotics, Department of 
Automation, Biocybernetics and Robotics at Jozef Stefan Institute is 
looking for one highly motivated PhD student with interest in humanoid 
robotics. The fully funded position is starting in October 2017.

Department of Automation, Biocybernetics and Robotics is one of the 
leading EU laboratories for cognitive robotics and participates in many 
EU projects. The candidate will work on full size humanoid robot Talos 
in one of the following research activities: autonomous robot learning, 
model predictive robot control, bi-manual manipulation interacting with 
the environment and human-robot cooperation.

The technical know-how of previous and current projects, including 
Xperience, IntellAct, Acat, CoDyCo, Andy, ReconCell and Autoware will 
contribute to the development of interfaces for advanced, adaptive and 
cognitive behavior of the humanoid robot Talos.

Admission Requirements: master in Electrical Engineering, Computer 
Science, Mathematics or similar fields, with a solid background in the 
area of robotics, dynamical systems theory and computer programming. Due 
to the requirements of the Slovenian Research Agency, the age of the 
candidate is limited to 28 years and the average score of all exams in 
bachelor and master studies should be above 8 (out of 10).

Duration: 4 years, possibly renewed
Place: Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenija

To apply: send an email to: bojan.nemec at ijs.si

Institute web page : www.ijs.si
Department web page: abr.ijs.si
Please contact:
Prof. dr. Bojan Nemec, Head of the laboratory for Humanoid and Cognitive 
Robotics (bojan.nemec at ijs.si)

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