[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Fully funded 3+3-year position at IRP, TU Braunschweig

Jochen Steil 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 
Universität Braunschweig
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 
either cases.

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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