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-===== Multiple Positions in Robotics/​Vision/​Learning at U. Innsbruck ​=====+======Working With Us======
  
-The research group in Intelligent and Interactive Systems (https://​iis.uibk.ac.at/​) has multiple openings at the doctoral and post-doctoral levels.+We are always looking for strong, motivated students to work on our [[theses|Bachelor or Master projects]].
  
-==== Our Opportunities ==== 
  
-  * Research positions funded by the EU-FP7-ICT "​Cognitive Systems, Interaction and Robotics"​ projects Xperience (http://www.xperience.org/), IntellAct (http://www.intellact.eu/​) and PaCMan (forthcoming)+===== Ph.DStudent Position in Robot Learning or Computer Vision at UInnsbruck =====
  
-  * Non-permanent ​university ​research staff positions with minor teaching requirements+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:
  
-For both types of positions, we seek candiates with interest ​and skills in at least one of the following areas:+  * 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
  
-  * Robotics: 
-    * grasping and manipulation using one or two dextrous hands 
-    * tactile sensing for grasping and manipulation 
-    * generalization of manipulation skills based on object parts and shapes 
-    * extraction of generic knowledge from sensorimotor experience 
-  * Computer Vision: 
-    * object modeling, recognition and pose estimation using stereo vision and/or point clouds 
-    * compositional,​ hierarchical,​ part-based object modeling 
-    * learning action-relevant features; affordance-driven categorization 
  
-In addition, all positions involve probabilistic modeling and machine learning.+==== Your Profile ====
  
-Postdoctoral researchers are expected to assume active roles in project leadership and supervision of junior researchers.+Applicants must have
  
-Salaries are internationally competitive and commensurate with qualification and experience+  * earned, or be about to earn, an M.Sc. degree or equivalent in computer science or other relevant area, 
- +  * an excellent academic record, 
-==== Your Profile ====+  * a strong background in machine learning as well as in robotics and/or computer vision, 
 +  * demonstrated prior achievements in some of the above areas, 
 +  * a strong mathematical background,​ 
 +  * substantial programming experience in C++ and other languages, and 
 +  * excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  
-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 areas related to the above research topics.+Experience with PyTorch/​TensorFlow/​Keras and/or ROS will be a strong ​asset.
  
-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 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 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 +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.
-internationally very well connected.+
  
-Innsbruck is home to 35000 students who imprint a distinctive,​ international student atmosphere upon this lively city of 120000.  Beautifully located in the Tyrolean Alps, on the Inn river and surrounded by peaks of up to 2718m, Innsbruck offers +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.
-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 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 +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]].
-Justus.Piater@uibk.ac.at.  In addition, post-doctoral applicants should include a list of publications and URLs of 2-3 selected publications.+
  
-Applications ​will be considered as they are received, ​until all positions are filledFor full consideration,​ submit your application by November 30, 2012.+Applications ​must be received ​by **July 112018**Starting date is October 2018 or earlier.
  
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