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-===== Multiple Positions in Robotics/​Vision/​Learning at U. Innsbruck ​=====+======Working With Us======
  
-In a new research group in Intelligent and Interactive Systems at the [[http://​uibk.ac.at|University of Innsbruck]], directed by Prof. Justus Piater, multiple positions are available for postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students.+We are always looking for strong, motivated students to work on our [[theses|Bachelor or Master projects]].
  
-==== Our Opportunities ==== 
  
-These (non-permanent) university research staff positions are not tied to any specific research projectsResearch topics are negotiable within the range of activities of the research groupTopics of particular interest include:+===== Ph.DStudent Positions in Robot Learning at U. Innsbruck =====
  
-    * gesture-based human-computer interaction +The research group in [[@/​|Intelligent and Interactive Systems]] has multiple openings ​for Ph.D. students. These are university assistant positions that include minor teaching requirements. The research will be loosely aligned with ongoing [[:​research:​projects|research projects]] in the lab:
-    * video analysis ​for sign language transcription +
-    * semantic understanding of observed manipulative actions +
-    * exploratory learning from sensorimotor to conceptual levels +
-    * learning to learnleverage experience to guide future learning +
-    * perception and inference for robotic grasping and manipulation +
-    * landmark-based visual SLAM +
-    * reactive algorithms for obstacle avoidance and navigation+
  
-Most of these topics tie in with one active ​and two upcoming EU-FP7-ICT projects in Cognitive Systems, Interaction ​and Robotics, offering a vibrant ​and internationally well-connected research environment.+  * open-ended ​and intrinsically-motivated robot learning 
 +  * goal-oriented exploratory learning 
 +  * prediction of action effects 
 +  * interactive programming by demonstration / kinesthetic teaching 
 +  * robot skill optimization 
 +  * human-robot interaction ​and collaboration 
 +  * robot vision ​and closed-loop sensorimotor interaction
  
-Postdoctoral researchers are expected to assume leadership roles. In addition, all positions involve minor teaching requirements. 
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-Salaries are internationally competitive and commensurate with qualification and experience. 
  
 ==== Your Profile ==== ==== Your Profile ====
  
-Applicants ​for a postdoctoral position should ​have earned, or be about to earn, a doctoral degree in a relevant area, possess a strong publication record commensurate with experience, and have demonstrated strengths in at least one of the following areas:+Applicants ​must have
  
-    ​statistical machine learning +  ​earned, or be about to earn, an M.Sc. degree or equivalent in computer science or other relevant area, 
-    probabilistic modeling and inference +  an excellent academic record, 
-    * computer vision +  a strong background in machine learning as well as in robotics and/​or ​computer vision, 
-    robotic grasping or manipulation +  demonstrated prior achievements in some of the above areas, 
-    autonomous mobile robotics+  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 earnedor be about to earn, an M.Sc. degree or equivalent in relevant area, possess an excellent academic record, ​and have demonstrated prior achievements in any of the above areas.+Enthusiasm ​for leading-edge research, a team spirit ​and independent problem-solving skills are essential.
  
-All applicants should possess good written and oral communication skills in English, a strong mathematical background, and programming experience. 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, currently [[http://​www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/​world-university-rankings/​2010-2011/​top-200.html|ranked]] the best Austrian university by [[http://​www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/​|Times Higher Education]], ​dates back to 1669. It offers a complete set of academic curricula and currently counts ​25000 students. Founded in 2001, the Department of Computer Science ​is currently expanding and is highly ​active ​in research.+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 about 30000 students who imprint a distinctive,​ 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 ​recreational ​and cultural value all around the year.+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.
  
 ==== How to Apply ==== ==== How to Apply ====
  
-Interested applicants should ​[[Justus.Piater@uibk.ac.at|send]] a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae, scanned transcripts and diplomas, and contact information of at least two references ​as a single ​PDF file.+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]].
  
-Applications will be considered as they are received, until all positions are filled.+Applications will be considered as they are received, until all positions are filled. Starting dates are as soon as possible until March 2018.
  
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