[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] 2 immediate student research positions at Ben-Gurion University - Older Adults Interaction with Robots

Yael Edan yael at bgu.ac.il
Thu Nov 22 11:28:57 PST 2018


[jobs] 2 immediate student research positions at Ben-Gurion University  -  Older Adults Interaction with Robots  
(Yael Edan)
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2 funded student research positions on
Older Adults Interaction with Robots are
Available at Ben-Gurion University as part of
SOCRATES Marie Curie Project.
www.socrates-project.eu
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Research Position 1 
22 months Ph.D. student research position 
in Emotions and Human Motion Analysis
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
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Research Position 2 
18 months Ph.D. student research position 
in Older Adults' Interaction with Robots
Department of Communication Studies
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
The Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging
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SOCRATES
The recruitment is done as part of SOCRATES (SOcial Cognitive Robotic Agents in The European Society), a Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network (ETN) comprising 7 universities/research institutes and several non-academic partners. 

About the position:
The successful applicant will devote full time for research and will receive a competitive salary for the noted maximum period (exact period depends on recruit date). No teaching is expected. The salary will be based on the standard Marie Skłodowska-Curie Early-Stage Researcher living and mobility allowances. 

Expected starting date: asap in early 2019.

Who can apply?
1. Excellent MSC students, who already graduated their studies and interested in exploring the new and exciting field of Human-Robot Interaction. 
2. Excellent MSc students who already graduated and are interested in pursuing a Phd at BGU. The student must have completed a MSc or MA thesis to be able to apply for a PhD at BGU.
3. PhD students, who have not yet graduated and interested in extending their work by including a component on emotions in older adults. In this case, the students will still be formally registered in their current university, and the time spent at BGU will be considered as student exchange.    

The student must obtain a visa and working permit according to the Ministry of Interior requirements.

For more information about the project and position please contact socrates at post.bgu.ac.il

Admissions requirements and application procedures 
are detailed at www.bgu.ac.il/abc-robotics

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Professor Yael Edan 
ABC Robotics Initiative
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
abc-robotics at bgu.ac.il



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