Postdoc in social/autonomous robotics

Country: Luxembourg;

City: Luxembourg

Vacancy added: 08.01.2019

Employer: University of Luxembourg

Vacancy type: PostDoc vacancy;

Resumes due: 28.02.2019


The University of Luxembourg invites applications for a

Postdoc position in Social/Autonomous Robotics (M/F) in the Computer Science and Communications Research Unit of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC). 

Nature of the position:

  • Ref: Postdoc F1-110044 AI Robolab
  • Duration: 24 months initial contract, extendable by 6 months, full-time (40h/week).
  • Start: Early 2019.

Your Role

The AI RoboLab, headed by Prof. Leon van der Torre, is seeking an outstanding postdoc to strengthen its research team in the area of AI-based robotics contributing to our vision of developing and deploying autonomous robots able to meaningfully interact with and assist humans. The application areas of interest include social robotics and robotics for healthcare and education.

The postdoc is expected to pursue state of the art research activities in social robotics, write research proposals, assist in supervision, teaching and public dissemination activities of AI-Robolab and collaborate with local spin-offs.

Your Profile

  • PhD in any discipline relevant to this area of research
  • Expertise in autonomous / social robotics
  • Experience in writing successful research proposals. 
  • Experience in managing research projects as well as hands on experience with robotic software.
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Commitment, creativity, and teamwork skills.

We offer

  • You will work in a stimulating international and interdisciplinary environment.
  • The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

Further Information

Please prepare the following documents in English :

  • send a detailed CV (contact address, studies with grades, work experience, publication list),
  • an abstract of your thesis,
  • a list of 3 referees,
  • a motivation letter,
  • a description of possible research interests/ideas

Further Information

Applications are processed until the vacancy is filled. Please apply ONLINE by February 28th, 2019.
Early submission is encouraged ; applications will be processed upon arrival. Applications sent by e-mail will not be considered.

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