Application deadline: November 20, 2019
DESCRIPTION OF THE OPPORTUNITY
A Research Fellowship position is available at the Institute of Systems and Robotics - University of Coimbra (www.isr.uc.pt), Portugal, in the scope of the project “CORE – Centre of Operations for Rethinking Engineering”, funded by the Portugal 2020 program, under the reference CENTRO-01-0247-FEDER-037082.
The successful candidate will develop artificial perception and robotic decision algorithms in forestry scenarios, processing data from sophisticated multi-sensory systems and extending these algorithms to other application scenarios (e.g. terrestrial, air and aquatic multi-robot systems).
The eligible candidates must hold a **M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or in Computer Science obtained in a university located in a country that is a member of the European Higher Education Area (i.e. in a country that ratified the Bologna process)**, and must have **nationality from a country belonging to the Schengen Area, or hold a passport containing a travel visa to remain or live in a country belonging to the Schengen Area**. The candidates must have high oral and written proficiency in English.
PROFILE OF PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES
The ideal candidate would have: excellent software development skills in C++, Python and Linux OS; solid experience in software development using ROS (Robot Operating System); experience in computer vision, sensor fusion, robotic decision-making and multi-robot cooperation; excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; and high motivation to get involved in the CORE project.
Applications must be formalized obligatorily, by sending the following elements by email:
. Copy of the certificate (s) of academic qualifications with the mean overall final classification in the courses;
. Curriculum Vitae – should include the academic qualifications with the mean overall final classification in the courses
. Letter of presentation, application and motivation.
. Reference letters (optional).
. Other documentation considered relevant by the candidate (optional).
. Candidates with foreign academic diplomas should present records of the recognition of such diplomas according to the Portuguese law.
Please refer tohttp://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=global&jobId=120377
David Portugal, Ph.D.
Institute of Systems and Robotics
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Coimbra - Polo II
3030-290 Coimbra, Portugal
Tel: +351 239 796 213