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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), +We are always looking for strongmotivated students to work on our [[theses|Bachelor or Master projects]].
-founded in 2010 by Prof. Justus Piater, has multiple openings at the +
-doctoral and post-doctoral levels.+
  
-==== Our Opportunities ==== 
  
-  * Positions funded by the EU-FP-ICT "​Cognitive Systems, Interaction and Robotics"​ projects Xperience (http://www.xperience.org/) and IntellAct (http://​www.intellact.eu/)+===== Ph.DStudent Positions in Robot Learning at UInnsbruck =====
  
-  * Non-permanent university ​research ​staff positions ​with minor teaching requirements+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:
  
-For both types of positions, we seek candiates in the following areas:+  * 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
  
-  * robotic grasping and manipulation using one or two dextrous hands 
-  * 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 
-project leadership and supervision of junior researchers. 
- 
-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 earnedor be +Enthusiasm ​for leading-edge research, a team spirit ​and independent problem-solving skills are essential.
-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.+
  
-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 
-international student atmosphere upon this beautiful ​city of +outstanding opportunities and quality of life all around the year.
-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 +Applications will be considered as they are received, until all positions are filled. Starting dates are as soon as possible until March 2018.
-positions must be received by February 22, 2012.  Otherwise,​ +
-applications ​will be considered as they are received, until all +
-positions are filled.+
  
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