[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Multiple Fully Funded Research Positions in Knowledge Representation/Machine Learning at the University of Bremen

Alexis Maldonado amaldo at cs.uni-bremen.de
Wed Dec 4 02:33:02 PST 2019

Dear Robotics-Worldwide list,

please consider our job openings at the Institute for Artificial
Intelligence of the University of Bremen (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__ai.uni-2Dbremen.de&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=qJeOnWEJc_27JFLEFvQ-9MwOH5Hyj3hV_9x6DSDhLYo&s=yRmHSbSp9lHD7TtB_YPFx9ne9TFbl0yux91tEyH_1J8&e= ).

The official job description follows:

At the University of Bremen, the Institute for Artificial Intelligence -
part of the department Mathematics and Computer Science FB3 - calls for
applications in the area of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics - under
the condition of job release - for several positions in the
"Knowledge4Retail" project:

Research Assistants (w/m/d)
- Salary scale TV-L 13 (100 %)
for the period to 31st December 2022.

The Institute for Artificial Intelligence is concerned with basic
scientific research in the field of integrated intelligent systems.
Knowledge4Retail is a collaborative project funded by the BMWi (Federal
Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy) within the context of the
German call "Innovation Competition - Artificial Intelligence as driver
for economically relevant ecosystems". The goal is to develop a powerful
platform that enables retailers to use artificial intelligence and
robots for logistics of retail branches. For more information see


    Developing concepts for representing retail stores and their
implementation as knowledge bases and virtual environments

    Knowledge modelling and representation for the Knowledge4Retail
pilot applications and building knowledge bases for these pilot applications

    Realization of web-based experimentation settings, which are made
available on the digital Knowledge4Retail platform for interested parties

    Conception and implementation of a general, machine-readable format
for the representation of retail shops and their work processes

    Design, implementation and evaluation of a scalable, cloud-based,
industrial strength knowledge representation and processing system based
on KnowRob

    Designing and developing reference implementations of
knowledge-based services for the Knowledge4Retail platform

    Building and expanding several Knowledge4Retail Living Labs

    Designing and implementing concepts for standardizing knowledge and
data formats and developing APIs for knowledge and data services

    Design and implementation of concepts for the integration of
existing information systems in modern knowledge processing technology

    Design of human-machine interaction techniques for knowledge
services based on modern entertainment software technologies

    Design and implementation of knowledge services of the
Knowledge4Retail platform

The ideal profile:

    University degree in Computer Science (Master, University Diploma)
or a comparable degree. Please check that your degree is recognized in
Germany here:

    Very good academic achievements e.g. in the field of robotics, AI,
perception, programming, etc.

    Profound knowledge in the development of complex software systems,
ideally in the field of robotics

    Substantial know-how on AI methods in robotic applications

    Excellent programming skills: the programming languages used
include, for example: Python, C ++, LISP, Prolog

    Ability to communicate proficiently in English

    High level of commitment, flexibility and team spirit

If you think that your knowledge and skills match part of the task
areas, we are looking forward to your application.

We offer a team-oriented, attractive and future-oriented research
environment in an interdisciplinary team with renowned national and
international partners and ideal conditions for further scientific

The University is committed to a policy of providing equal employment
opportunities for both men and women alike, and therefore strongly
encourages women to apply for the positions offered. Applicants with
disabilities will be considered preferentially in case of equal
qualifications and aptitudes. The University of Bremen explicitly
invites individuals with migration backgrounds to apply.

If you have any questions regarding the positions, please contact Prof.
Michael Beetz, PhD (ai-jobs at cs.uni-bremen.de).

Applications including a cover letter, CV, publication list, copies of
degree certificates, should be submitted by 13th December, 2019 citing
the reference number A310/19 to:

Prof. Michael Beetz, PhD
Artificial Intelligence / Universität Bremen
Am Fallturm 1
28359 Bremen

or by Email (including up to two PDF files; reference number) to:
 ai-jobs at cs.uni-bremen.de

The costs of application and presentation cannot be reimbursed.

The selection process starts on 16th December, 2019. Applications are
accepted until the vacancies are filled.

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