Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work in the “Social cognition in human-robot interaction” Research Line.
We are seeking a highly motivated, skilled and experienced researcher with the focus on computational modelling of cognitive processes involved in perception, action, and decision making in the context of social interactions with natural and artificial agents.
The successful candidate will work on applying computational methods to behavioural and EEG data and on conducting empirical studies in the domain of social cognition in human-robot interaction in the framework of Project InStance funded from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme - Grant Agreement No 715058.
The candidates are required to have:
Experience with the following would be an asset:
Interested applicants should submit in electronic form (1) their CV outlining experience and qualifications, (2) list of publications, (3) their two best first-author papers, (4) a cover letter outlining motivation and statement of research interests and (5) name and contacts of two referees to firstname.lastname@example.org, by June 15, 2019, stating "Post-Doc Opening in Social Cognition in Human-Robot Interaction - BC: 76645" in the subject of the e-mail.
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