[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc position in Social/Autonomous Robotics at the University of Luxembourg

Leon VAN DER TORRE leon.vandertorre at uni.lu
Sun Nov 25 02:31:33 PST 2018

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for a

*Postdoc position in Social/Autonomous Robotics (M/F) in the Computer 
Science and Communications Research Unit of the Faculty of Science, 
Technology and Communication (FSTC). *

Nature of the position:

  * Ref: Postdoc F1-110044 AI Robolab
  * Duration: 24 months initial contract, extendable by 6 months,
    full-time (40h/week).
  * Start: Early 2019.

          Your Role

The AI RoboLab, headed by Prof. Leon van der Torre, is seeking an 
outstanding postdoc to strengthen its research team in the area of 
AI-based robotics contributing to our vision of developing and deploying 
autonomous robots able to meaningfully interact with and assist humans. 
The application areas of interest include social robotics and robotics 
for healthcare and education.

The postdoc is expected to pursue state of the art research activities 
in social robotics, write research proposals, assist in supervision, 
teaching and public dissemination activities of AI-Robolab and 
collaborate with local spin-offs.

          Your Profile

  * PhD in any discipline relevant to this area of research
  * Expertise in autonomous / social robotics
  * Experience in writing successful research proposals.
  * Experience in managing research projects as well as hands on
    experience with robotic software.
  * Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  * Commitment, creativity, and teamwork skills.

          We offer

  * The salary is very competitive.

  * You will work in a stimulating international and interdisciplinary
  * The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

          Further Information

Please prepare the following documents in English :

  * send a detailed CV (contact address, studies with grades, work
    experience, publication list),
  * an abstract of your thesis,
  * a list of 3 referees,
  * a motivation letter,
  * a description of possible research interests/ideas

          Further Information

Applications are processed until the vacancy is filled. Please apply 
ONLINE by December 31st, 2018.


Early submission is encouraged ; applications will be processed upon 
arrival. Applications sent by e-mail will not be considered.

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