[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] 1 Available Senior Researcher Position in Robotics

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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] 1 Available Senior Researcher Position in Robotics

Amir Aly-2
**Apologies for Cross Posting **

*1 Available Senior Researcher Position in Artificial Intelligence and
Cognitive Robotics at the Emergent Systems Laboratory, Ritsumeikan
University, Japan*

The Emergent Systems Laboratory [Link <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.em.ci.ritsumei.ac.jp_en&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rStC00sfV_qVWqlcnmGhKrRoTMim5rLso-FTzVW2NfNyo&m=p-KLnJ4enZ2RYihooSYnmTuHlzTe3zDWh8fK2jUdCEU&s=XjxacCRyHmIuJVKHGjPBYEY9Oo1apMl-fIIqmUHGG70&e= >]
at Ritsumeikan University in Japan (nearby Kyoto) announces 1 available
Senior Researcher position in artificial intelligence and cognitive
robotics for the new project: *R-GIRO* “AI and Semiotics”.

  *R-GIRO *“AI and Semiotics”:

*"**The Next-generation of Artificial Intelligence and Semiotics**"*

The successful candidate will be involved in a research about: *Developing
AI Technologies for Enhancing Everyday Human-Robot Collaboration*, under
the supervision of Tadahiro Taniguchi (Project Coordinator) [Link
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.tanichu.com_profile&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rStC00sfV_qVWqlcnmGhKrRoTMim5rLso-FTzVW2NfNyo&m=p-KLnJ4enZ2RYihooSYnmTuHlzTe3zDWh8fK2jUdCEU&s=VjJ0WleAeAN0-os6vBDTmy5j4qYo-tPrdu4lNrzJMGc&e= >].

*** *Further details **about the available position are **available on*: *
R-GIRO Project "AI and Semiotics"
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.em.ci.ritsumei.ac.jp_info_recruit-5Fpd-5F2017rgiro-5Fen1&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rStC00sfV_qVWqlcnmGhKrRoTMim5rLso-FTzVW2NfNyo&m=p-KLnJ4enZ2RYihooSYnmTuHlzTe3zDWh8fK2jUdCEU&s=xnVOGCCD7Lx1nungUiPh_ixvr-gcFLRFxFVclEUjFH8&e= >*

*I. Candidate Profile*

   - Good mathematical background.
   - English communication skill for daily discussion and writing papers:
   IELTS 6 (TOEIC 740).
   - Programming skills in C++, Python, and related frameworks or
   libraries, e.g., TensorFlow, scikit-learn, and ROS, for machine learning
   and intelligent robot.
   - Applicants are expected to be interested in natural language, language
   acquisition, and machine learning . Having related academic backgrounds is

*II. Application*

Please send your application to ([hidden email]) no later than
*July** 25th 2017*, including:

   - Curriculum vitae
   - List of publications
   - Copies of 3 major publications
   - Outline of past research (within 2 pages in A4 format)
   - Motivation letter and outline of prospective research (Free format)
   - Name and contact addresses of two references

Ritsumeikan University is a fast growing international research environment
with interdisciplinary research areas, and is the biggest private university
in the west of Japan. The College of Information Science and Engineering is
the biggest college in the field of Information Science in Japan, and the
Graduate School receives a large number of KAKENHI Japanese governmental
research grants.
*Amir Aly, Ph.D.*
Senior Researcher
Emergent Systems Laboratory
College of Information Science and Engineering
Ritsumeikan University
1-1-1 Noji Higashi, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577
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