The Humanoid Sensing and Perception research line (https://www.iit.it/research/lines/humanoid-sensing-and-perception) at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) is seeking to appoint a post doc on perception and machine learning for manipulation.
The selected candidate will join the interdisciplinary team of the iCub project and will contribute to the implementation of perception and manipulation skills of humanoid robots.
We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic post-doctoral researcher who will join our team to study machine-learning algorithms to advance the capabilities of humanoid robots to interact with the environment, grasping and manipulating objects.
The focus is on strategies that allow autonomous learning, and incremental machine learning techniques for dynamically adapting to novel situations. Topics include:
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a relevant field (e.g. Robotics or Machine Learning) and the following skills:
The successful candidate will be offered a salary commensurate to experience and skills.
Expected start date could be July 2018.
Please apply by July 1, 2018. Please submit your application, including a detailed CV, a research statement, and the contact information of two references, e to email@example.com quoting exactly “”BC 75221 – JP11 – Post Doc on Perception and Machine Learning for manipulation” in the e-mail subject..
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