[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Post-doc Position in Decentralized Control and Estimation at the Institute for Systems and Robotics, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon

Pedro Batista pbatista at isr.tecnico.ulisboa.pt
Wed Jul 24 05:40:57 PDT 2019


Dear Colleagues,

Applications are invited for a fully funded Post-doc Researcher position 
at the Institute for Systems and Robotic (ISR), Instituto Superior 
Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon (UL), Portugal.

The selected candidate will join the research team of the project 
DECENTER - Advanced Decentralized Control and Estimation with 
application to Navigation of Autonomous Vehicles and Traffic Network 
Management, funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), 
Lisboa 2020, and PIDDAC, aiming at the development of novel 
decentralized control and estimation algorithms for large scale systems 
with application to navigation of autonomous vehicles and traffic 
network management:
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This position targets candidates holding a PhD degree (or equivalent). 
The working language is English, so good written and oral communication 
skills are also required.

The candidate is expected to engage in all project activities, including 
research, student supervision, dissemination, and reporting duties.

The research will be conducted at the Dynamic Systems and Ocean Robotics 
group of the Institute for Systems and Robotics 
(https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__welcome.isr.tecnico.ulisboa.pt_projects-5Fcat_dsor_&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=XCSTzlVgu3ftdXz3yg-dLEDeyyFMi7llSS7cxY1D20U&s=0sO8qZadG2Jvjj6nrnSiHyHIxRcCQWTuJ7_5DKWA4fI&e= ), an IST’s 
(https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__tecnico.ulisboa.pt_en_&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=XCSTzlVgu3ftdXz3yg-dLEDeyyFMi7llSS7cxY1D20U&s=KccUb9QqMmynqzkGXBJHvVj1A6pfGoJQq5byAGPYdEc&e= ) R&D unit, home to more than 40 PhDs and 
part of the Laboratory for Robotics and Engineering Systems 
(https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__welcome.isr.tecnico.ulisboa.pt_about-2Dus_larsys_&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=XCSTzlVgu3ftdXz3yg-dLEDeyyFMi7llSS7cxY1D20U&s=Z4EKSLPd79LX5sDeTuy2qOh1lnFrH8xfeE_27s2_QK8&e= ). ISR/IST is 
engaged in a new generation of research challenges pushing the frontiers 
of knowledge, while offering world-class doctoral training with top 
universities (e.g. dual/joint degrees with MIT, EPFL, CMU) and fueling 
the collaboration with industry. ISR/IST develops state-of-the-art 
engineering solutions and projects with a clear societal impact, and has 
a long track record of participation in EU and other international projects.

Contract summary:
   - Duration: 30 months (full time)
   - Foreseen starting date: September 2019
   - Approximate gross annual remuneration: 30.800 Euro.
   - Other conditions: Social protection and free (with small access 
fees) healthcare in public network
   - Work place: ISR-Lisbon - Alameda campus of the Instituto Superior 
Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal


The official call, how to apply, and further information can be found at:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__ist-2Did.pt_files_sites_43_decenter-5Fen.pdf&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=XCSTzlVgu3ftdXz3yg-dLEDeyyFMi7llSS7cxY1D20U&s=gXZuZGD8cqsfPiZzvFw1r9INRgizI3yFcd4e4kxxf04&e= 
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The application deadline is August 6, 2019.


Documents to be submitted:
   - PhD certificate;
   - PhD Thesis (translation to English if not originally in Portuguese);
   - Curriculum Vitae (structured according to the announcement);
   - Scientific project, focusing on the theme of  decentralized 
control  and/or  estimation  with
application to navigation of autonomous vehicles and/or traffic network 
management;
   - Degree equivalence request, if necessary (payment may be delayed 
until call results are known), according to the instruction at the 
Ulisboa's website 
(https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.ulisboa.pt_en_info_foreign-2Dqualifications-2D0&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=XCSTzlVgu3ftdXz3yg-dLEDeyyFMi7llSS7cxY1D20U&s=A3-ZSyNITgdyfpsL9wUAhcu3boOJeQkP5L4sxd3V_HA&e= ) and at the 
government website 
(https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.dges.gov.pt_en_pagina_degree-2Dand-2Ddiploma-2Drecognition-3Fplid-3D1536&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=XCSTzlVgu3ftdXz3yg-dLEDeyyFMi7llSS7cxY1D20U&s=hNLJB2fLSP0Z8Zc43xsMZOjsZjucs8BMASSxufkmvEY&e= )

For further information, send an email to:
pbatista at isr.tecnico.ulisboa.pt

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Pedro Batista
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Instituto Superior Técnico
Universidade de Lisboa
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