[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] - 1 PhD position in Social Robotics
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Expressions of interest in applying for a PhD position in the exciting
area of Social Robots are welcome
at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.
The successful candidate will be developing work focused on, but not
limited to, the design,
development, and implementation of models for social environments
suitable for robotics applications
and the control of social robots. The work builds upon research
developed within the former European
Project Monarch (www.monarch-fp7.eu).
It is expected that candidates have a solid background in,
(i) General Robotics,
(ii) Matlab, C/C++, Python, ROS framework,
and a strong motivation to explore areas such as
(i) Machine learning techniques and classification, supervised and
(ii) Nonlinear dynamic systems and control,
(iii) Sensor technologies and their usage, namely laser range
finder, kinect-like (RGB-D) devices, ultrasound, RFID, and autoomaticc
speech recognition and text-to-speech
Applications should be sent to Prof. Joao Silva Sequeira
Applicants are encouraged to provide adequate information on their
interest on the position and may be asked
for additional information and referees.
The grant includes monthly allowance of 980€ plus insurance and social
contributions and tuition fees.