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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 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 with interest ​and skills in at least one of 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
  
-  * 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, 
 +  * 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.
  
-==== Your Profile ====+Enthusiasm for leading-edge research, a team spirit and independent problem-solving skills are essential.
  
-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. 
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-Applicants for a doctoral studentship should have earned, or be about to earn, an M.Sc. degree or equivalent in a relevant area, possess an excellent academic record, and have demonstrated prior achievements in any of the above areas. 
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-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 summits 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 additionpost-doctoral applicants should include a list of publications and URLs of 2-3 selected publications.+ 
 +Applications will be considered as they are receiveduntil all positions are filled. Starting dates are as soon as possible until March 2018.
  
-Applications will be considered as they are received, until all positions are filled. 
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