[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Funded PhD Position at Stuttgart University

Jim Mainprice jim.mainprice at ipvs.uni-stuttgart.de
Thu Sep 21 03:52:13 PDT 2017

We are looking for a student interested to pursue research in imitation and
reinforcement learning. The candidates must hold a Master's degree in one
of the following fields: computer science, robotics, engineering or
physics. Excellent academic track record in the Masters is required. A good
scientific culture, strong skills in mathematics, and a good level of
English are also required.

Previous participation in scientific work with or without publications
would be highly appreciated, as well as experience with programming
languages (C++ and Python) and deep learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow,
Torch, Caffe).

The position is within the Humans to Robots Movement (HRM) Research Group
of the Machine Learning & Robotics Laboratory. Located at the University of
Stuttgart, the laboratory is equipped with PR2 and Baxter robots and a
motion capture system.

The position is funded by the university for 3 years.

How to Apply:

To send by e-mail to hrm.jobs at ipvs.uni-stuttgart.de :

* Motivation letter (1 page max.).
* CV (please include: your nationality for visa requirements, date of
birth, your English level, list of scientific publications if any).
* List of at least 2 referees (support-letter writers). These referees will
be contacted only in case your application is considered.

Jim Mainprice, PhD
Research Group Leader, Stuttgart University
Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

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