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-===== Multiple Positions in Robotics/​Vision/​Learning at U. Innsbruck ​=====+======Working With Us======
  
-The research group in Intelligent and Interactive Systems ​(IIS)+=====Assistant Professor ​(with Tenure-Track Optionof Computer Science ​in Embodied Artificial Intelligence ​and Machine Learning=====
-founded ​in 2010 by Prof. Justus Piater, has multiple openings at the +
-doctoral ​and post-doctoral levels.+
  
-==== Our Opportunities ====+**Starting date:** October 1, 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.
  
-  * Positions funded by the EU-FP-ICT "​Cognitive Systems, Interaction and Robotics"​ projects Xperience (http://www.xperience.org/​) and IntellAct (http://​www.intellact.eu/)+This position is initially limited to 6 years; a tenure-track agreement can be offered within ​the first year of employmentUpon positive evaluation the position is converted into a tenured Associate Professorship.
  
-  * Non-permanent university research staff positions ​with minor teaching requirements+This career position is embedded in an attractive environment of existing competencies in the general area of Autonomous Robotics, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Data Science, Recommender Systems, Compressed Sensing, and Dictionary Learning. It is one of 12 career ​positions ​the University of Innsbruck is creating in diverse scientific disciplines connected to digitalization,​ a strategic investment by the University.
  
-For both types of positionswe seek candiates in the following areas:+//Embodied Artificial Intelligence//​ refers to Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the widest sense with particular focus on interaction with the physical world by means of sensors and/or actuators. Embodied Artificial Intelligence aims to increase autonomyflexibility,​ fault tolerance, and the ability of artificial systems to communicate within our world.
  
-  * robotic grasping and manipulation using one or two dextrous hands +Specific topics of interest may include ​for example:
-  * computer vision and haptic sensing ​for robotic grasping and manipulation +
-  * robot learning by demonstration and exploration +
-  * generalization of manipulation skills based on object parts and shapes +
-  * extraction of generic knowledge from sensorimotor experience+
  
-Postdoctoral researchers are expected ​to assume active roles in +  * Autonomous robots or vehicles capable of learning; 
-project leadership ​and supervision ​of junior researchers.+  * Autonomous, exploratory and/or guided learning in open scenarios;​ 
 +  * Incremental/​hierarchical learning of reusable and composable concepts; 
 +  * Learning and planning across continuous (sensors, actuators) and discrete (symbolic) representations. 
 + 
 +Applicants should have pertinent scientific achievements in embodied AI and machine learning beyond their doctoral dissertation,​ and should possess an excellent scientific track record commensurate with their academic age. 
 + 
 +For more information and application details see our [[https://​www.academics.de/​jobs/​preview/​160453?​preview_id=mUd7-UF1JV1FX3siDx2ZBK4EODwYmRf-FZWTgEa4JFQ=|job ad]] on academics.de,​ and contact [[Justus.Piater@uibk.ac.at|Prof. Justus Piater]]. 
 + 
 +[[https://​orawww.uibk.ac.at/​public/​karriereportal.details?​asg_id_in=10040|Apply]] by August 29, 2018. 
 + 
 + 
 +==== The University of Innsbruck, Austria ==== 
 + 
 +The history of the University of Innsbruck dates back to 1669. It offers a complete set of academic curricula and currently counts 28000 students. Founded ​in 2001, our young Department of Computer Science is highly productive in diverse research domains, and is internationally very well connected. 
 + 
 +Innsbruck is home to 35000 students who imprint a distinctive,​ international student atmosphere upon this lively city of 130000. ​ Beautifully located in the Tyrolean Alps, on the Inn river and surrounded by summits ​of up to 2718m, Innsbruck offers outstanding opportunities and quality of life all around the year. 
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 +We are always looking for strong, motivated students to work on our [[theses|Bachelor or Master projects]]. 
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 +===== Ph.D. Student Position in Robot Learning or Computer Vision at U. Innsbruck ===== 
 + 
 +The research group in [[@/​|Intelligent and Interactive Systems]], led by Profs. Justus Piater and Antonio Rodríguez-Sánchez,​ has an opening for a Ph.D. student, on a university assistant position that includes minor teaching requirements. The research will be loosely aligned with ongoing [[:​research:​projects|research projects]] in the lab: 
 + 
 +  * deep learning in computer vision or robotics 
 +  * computational models of biological vision 
 +  * biologically-inspired computer vision 
 +  * robot vision and closed-loop sensorimotor interaction 
 +  * open-ended and intrinsically-motivated robot learning 
 +  * concept discovery by learning robots 
 +  * goal-oriented exploratory learning 
 +  * prediction of action effects 
 +  * robot skill optimization 
 +  * human-robot interaction and collaboration
  
-Salaries are internationally competitive and commensurate with 
-qualification and experience. 
  
 ==== Your Profile ==== ==== Your Profile ====
  
-Applicants ​for a postdoctoral position should ​have earned, or be +Applicants ​must have
-about to earn, a doctoral degree in a relevant area, possess a +
-strong publication record commensurate with experience, and have +
-demonstrated strengths in areas related to the above research +
-topics, such as:+
  
-  * robotic grasping ​or manipulation +  * earned, ​or be about to earn, an M.Sc. degree or equivalent in computer science or other relevant area, 
-  * force/​impedance robot control +  * an excellent academic record, 
-  * statistical ​machine learning +  * a strong background in machine learning ​as well as in robotics and/or computer vision, 
-  * probabilistic modeling ​and inference +  * demonstrated prior achievements in some of the above areas, 
-  * computer vision+  * a strong mathematical background,​ 
 +  * substantial programming experience in C++ and other languages, ​and 
 +  * excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  
-Applicants for a doctoral studentship should have earned, ​or be +Experience with PyTorch/​TensorFlow/​Keras and/or ROS will be a strong asset. 
-about to earnan M.Sc. degree or equivalent in relevant area, + 
-possess an excellent academic record, ​and have demonstrated prior +Enthusiasm for leading-edge research, a team spirit ​and independent problem-solving skills are essential.
-achievements in any of the above areas.+
  
-All applicants should possess good written and oral communication 
-skills in English, a strong mathematical background, and 
-programming experience in C++ and other languages. ​ Enthusiasm 
-for leading-edge research, a team spirit and independent 
-problem-solving skills are essential. 
  
 ==== The University of Innsbruck, Austria ==== ==== The University of Innsbruck, Austria ====
  
-The history of the University of Innsbruck dates back to 1669. It +The history of the University of Innsbruck dates back to 1669. It offers a complete set of academic curricula and currently counts 28000 students. Founded in 2001, our young Department of Computer Science is highly ​productive ​in diverse research domains, and is internationally very well connected.
-offers a complete set of academic curricula and currently counts +
-28000 students. Founded in 2001, the Department of Computer +
-Science is highly ​active ​in diverse research domains, and is +
-internationally very well connected.+
  
-Innsbruck is home to 35000 students who imprint a distinctive,​ +Innsbruck is home to 35000 students who imprint a distinctive,​ international student atmosphere upon this lively ​city of 130000.  Beautifully located in the Tyrolean Alps, on the Inn river and surrounded by summits ​of up to 2718m, Innsbruck offers outstanding opportunities and quality of life all around the year.
-international student atmosphere upon this beautiful ​city of +
-120000.  Beautifully located in the Tyrolean Alps, on the Inn +
-river and surrounded by peaks of up to 2718m, Innsbruck offers +
-outstanding opportunities and quality of life all around the +
-year.+
  
 ==== How to Apply ==== ==== How to Apply ====
  
-All interested ​applicants should send a letter of motivation, a +Interested ​applicants should send a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae including URLs of English-language ​theses and dissertations,​ scanned transcripts and diplomas, and contact information of at least two references ​in PDF to [[Justus.Piater@uibk.ac.at]].
-curriculum vitae including URLs of theses and dissertations,​ +
-scanned transcripts and diplomas, and contact information of at +
-least two references ​as a single ​PDF file to +
-Justus.Piater@uibk.ac.at.  In addition, post-doctoral applicants +
-should include a list of publications and URLs of 2-3 selected +
-publications. +
- +
-Applications for non-permanent university research staff +
-positions must be received by February 22, 2012.  Otherwise,​ +
-applications will be considered as they are received, until all +
-positions are filled.+
  
 +Applications must be received by **July 11, 2018**. Starting date is October 2018 or earlier.
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