Postdoc Position in Robotics at ISR

ISR is pleased to invite applicants to apply for postdoc position in robotics. The duration of this scholarship is 1 year to 3.5 years. This position is available for all students around the world. Applications will be accepted at any time until the position is filled. 

The Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR), a unit of the Laboratory of Robotics and Systems in Engineering and Science located at Instituto Superior T├ęcnico (IST), U. Lisboa, Portugal has currently available 1 (one) post-doctoral research position. We are seeking highly motivated researchers to integrate the research team for the project INSIDE: Intelligent Networked Robot Systems for Symbiotic Interaction with Children with Impaired Development.

The grant has a duration of 12 months, renewable up to a total duration of 42 months, and it is expected to start on February 2015.

Application Requirements
The successful candidates are expected to have background and experience in one (or more) of the following areas:.
- Networked robot systems;.
- Decision-theoretic planning under uncertainty;.
- Human-Robot Interaction.

The selected grantee will be mainly responsible in the project for the activities concerning integration of software and hardware for the robots where the research results will be demonstrated. The research component will focus on the development of sequential decision-making under uncertainty methods (e.g., POMDPs, MDPs, reinforcement learning) to handle the interaction between autistic children and a networked robot system, including at least a CoBot.

How to apply?
Applications should be sent to Pedro U. Lima () by replying to this email and should include.
- A detailed CV, including a list of publications,.
- A brief statement about research interests and motivation to join the project, and.
- The name and contact of 2 references.

Applications will be considered between 16 and 29 January, 2015.

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