[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc in Robotics at Technische Universität Braunschweig

Jochen Steil jsteil at rob.cs.tu-bs.de
Thu Mar 23 05:15:58 PDT 2017

PostDoc in Robotics(Interaction, Robot Vision, Humanoids) at the 
Technische Universität Braunschweig

The Institute for Robotics and Process Control (IRP) at the Technische 
Universität Braunschweig
offers a senior postdoc position to be filled immediately in the broad 
field of robotics
for initially three years, renewable upon evaluation for up to six years.

The successful candidate owns a doctoracte in robotics or a closely related
field. She/he is expected to develop and pursue an independent research 
agenda with the
goal to qualify for a research career. She/he will conduct independent 
teaching in robotics
and is expected to developan own research focus, attract third-party 
funding, and thereby
contribute to the success of the overall instituteunder its new head 
Prof. J. Steil.

Required qualifications include a PhD degree related to robotics. 
Practical experience
in at least one of the fields of robot control, interaction, humanoid 
robotics, robot vision,robot
learning, or software-engineering in robotics is required. Good 
programming skills are obligatory.
First publications in international journals and top tier conferences 
are expected, as well as first experience
in teaching and proficiency in English. The institute supports the 
acquisitionof German language,
if necessary. Extended knowledge and experience in machine learning, 
software engineering,
robotic applications, or human-machine interaction is an advantage.

The successful candidate is intrinsically motivated and enjoys working 
in an international team.
She/he wants to qualify for a career towards research and develops a 
respective qualification profile,
a German habilitation can be pursued. The IRP institute andits new head 
Prof. J. Steilprovide support
through a strong research environment, excellent equipment, base funding 
and projects in humanoid
robotics, soft robotics, human-robot interaction and industrial 

The Technische Universität Braunschweig is one of the oldest German 
Technical Universities
and member of the German TU9 association of leading technical 
universities. It is surrounded
by a large number of independent research institutes. Braunschweig is a 
medium-sized research-oriented
city with a very high density of R&D related companies and a vivid 
student life.
TU Braunschweig is a family friendly and equal opportunity employer, 
part time appointments can be negotiated.
Applications of women are particularly encouraged.

The formal advert (in German) can be found under
Please send your application including a short research statement (max 2 
pages) and contact
data of two potential references in a single pdf to sek at rob.cs.tu-bs.de.

Informal inquiries may be sent to Prof. Jochen 
Steil(jsteil at rob.cs.tu-bs.de).
All applications submitted until 18.04.2017 will receive full 

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