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-===== Multiple Positions ​in Robotics/​Vision/​Learning at U. Innsbruck =====+===== Ph.D. Student Position ​in Robot Learning ​or Computer Vision ​at U. Innsbruck =====
  
-The research group in Intelligent and Interactive Systems ​(https://​iis.uibk.ac.at/​) has multiple openings at the doctoral ​and post-doctoral levels.+The research group in [[@/|Intelligent and Interactive Systems]], led by ProfsJustus 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:
  
-==== Our Opportunities ====+  * 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
  
-  * Research positions funded by several EU-FP7-ICT "​Cognitive Systems, Interaction and Robotics"​ projects 
  
-  * Non-permanent university research staff positions with minor teaching requirements+==== Your Profile ====
  
-For both types of positions, we seek highly-qualified postdoctoral researchers and talented doctoral students with interest and skills in at least one of the following areas:+Applicants must have
  
-  * Robotics: +  * earned, ​or be about to earnan M.Scdegree or equivalent in computer science or other relevant area, 
-    * grasping and manipulation using one or two dextrous hands +  an excellent academic record
-    * tactile sensing for grasping and manipulation +  * a strong background in machine learning as well as in robotics ​and/​or ​computer vision, 
-    * affordance learning: grasping, rolling, pushing, ... +  demonstrated prior achievements in some of the above areas
-    object placement: stackingdropping, leaning, ... +  * a strong ​mathematical background, 
-  * Computer Vision: +  * substantial programming experience ​in C++ and other languages, ​and 
-    * object modeling, recognition and pose tracking using stereo vision ​and/​or ​point clouds +  * excellent written ​and oral communication skills in English.
-    learning action-relevant features; affordance-driven categorization +
-    * human modeling and tracking: handsface, gaze, markerless human motion capture +
-    action recognition +
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-All activities involve probabilistic modeling, machine learning, and a strong ​component of human-robot interaction. +
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-Postdoctoral researchers are expected to assume active roles in project leadership ​and supervision of junior researchers. +
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-Salaries are internationally competitive ​and commensurate with qualification and experience. +
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-==== 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 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 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 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 filled.+Applications ​must be received ​by **July 112018**. Starting date is October 2018 or earlier.
  
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