[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Fully funded 3+3-year position at IRP, TU Braunschweig
jsteil at rob.cs.tu-bs.de
Tue Oct 10 02:50:44 PDT 2017
PhD/Postdoc researcher in intelligent robotics and process engineering
The Institute for Robotics and Process Control (IRP) at Technische
solicits applications for afully funded PostDoc/PhD position in control
engineering/robotics. The post will be assigned initially for three years,
renewable upon evaluation for up to six years.
The successful candidate owns a master in robotics, automation, control
or mechanical engineering,
computer scienceor a related field. She/he is expected to develop and
pursue an independent
research agenda. If filled at PhD level, topics will be centered at
advanced control of redundant
and humanoid robots with multiple task hierarchies. If filled at PostDoc
level, the successful
candidate is expected to pursue an independent research agenda with the
goal to qualify for a research career. A teaching load of four hoursper
semesters and partial
responsibility for running the robotics lab is part of the job profilein
Required qualifications include practical lab experience in at least one
of the fields of robot control, robot
programming, automation systemsand good programming skills.
A publication record in international journals and top tier conferences
is expected for a PostDoc,
as well as first experience in teaching. Proficiency in Englishis
obligatory, while the institute supports
the acquisitionof German, 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 teamtowards
the realization of intellegentand flexible future robots. The IRP
institute provides support
through a strong research environment, excellent equipment, base funding
and projects in humanoid
robotics, soft robotics, human-robot interaction, artificial
intelligence and industrial applications.
The Technische Universität Braunschweig is one of the oldest in
Germany and member of the German TU9 association of leading technical
universities. It is surrounded by a large number of independent research
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 in a single pdf to
applications at rob.cs.tu-bs.de.
Informal inquiries may be sent to Prof. Jochen Steil(jsteil at rob.tu-bs.de)
All applications submitted until 23.10.2017 will receive full
review will continueuntil the position is filled.
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