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-===== Multiple Positions ​in Robot 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]] ​has multiple openings at the doctoral ​and post-doctoral levels ​in the following general area of research:+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:
  
-  * object grasping, manipulation and placement +  * deep learning in computer vision or robotics 
-  * interactive programming by demonstration / kinesthetic teaching +  * computational models of biological vision 
-  * human-robot interaction and collaboration+  * 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   * prediction of action effects
   * robot skill optimization   * robot skill optimization
-  * probabilistic modeling ​and machine learning+  * human-robot interaction ​and collaboration
  
-The positions are part of multiple active and upcoming research projects funded by the EU (FP7, Horizon 2020) and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), all with high-profile project consortia. 
  
-Postdoctoral researchers are expected to assume active roles in project leadership and supervision of junior researchers.+==== Your Profile ====
  
-All candidates ​must have demonstrated excellence of scholarly work in relevant fields, and must be fluent in the English language.+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 must 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 must 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 some of the above areas.+Enthusiasm ​for leading-edge research, a team spirit ​and independent problem-solving skills are essential.
  
-All applicants must possess excellent 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 ====
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 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. 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 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 +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 ====
  
-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]].  In addition, post-doctoral applicants should include a list of publications and URLs of 2-3 selected publications.+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. Starting ​dates are as soon as possible until March 2017.+Applications ​must be received ​by **July 112018**. Starting ​date is October 2018 or earlier.
  
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