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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc in Human-Robot Interaction and Cognitive RobotIcs, University of Manchester UK

Angelo Cangelosi-2

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Human Robot Interaction (H2020 MoveCare Project)

University of Manchester, UK

School of Computer Science - Cognitive Robotics Lab (Cangelosi’ Lab)

A post-doctoral research fellow is required for a period of up to 14 months to work on the H2020 collaborative project “MoveCare: Multiple-actors Virtual Empathic Caregiver for the Elder” (www.movecare-project.eu<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.movecare-2Dproject.eu_&d=DwIGaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=tVl-1XOrNQ6XtwYpoKzclcnyISc4JfxHTVZiz7GqRA8&s=Agb3eT4cGnHOKsfiwYJxzbVoZTYzdQ9fPfszn86SAxI&e=>).

This candidate will carry out research on human robot interaction (HRI) for the design and test of a multimodal robot interface for the elderly and the testing during HRI experiments. A PhD or equivalent in Computer science, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence or allied disciplines is required. Excellent programming skills are essential, as well as robotics research skills. Knowledge of human-robot interaction research with the elderly is a desirable skill.

The research fellow will be working collaboratively as part of the cognitive robotics research lab at the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester under the supervision of Professor Angelo Cangelosi. Close collaboration with the other project partners will also be required.

Expected start date is 1 November 2018 (or as soon as possible after this date, subject to negotiation

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:


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Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on 24 September 2018

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