The Humanoid Sensing and Perception Research Line at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) (https://www.iit.it/research/lines/humanoid-sensing-and-perception) is looking for a highly motivated post doc to join the team of researchers working on the iCub (https://www.youtube.com/user/robotcub) and R1 humanoid robots (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBphNGW6m4o). The focus of this project is the development of algorithms for autonomous navigation in known environments and human-robot interaction using vision and technologies for natural language processing. The project is carried out within the H2020 EU project 5G-TOURS (http://5gtours.eu/) and it involves field tests involving end-users in relevant environment.
The selected candidate will join the interdisciplinary team of the iCub project and will have the opportunity to work in an exciting and young environment in close interaction with research engineers, PhD students and post-doctoral researchers who are working on all aspects that concern the development of humanoid robots.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Robotics or equivalent and the following skills:
This position is supported by the Horizon 2020 EU project 5G-TOURS Grant Agreement 856950.
The successful candidate will be offered a salary commensurate to experience and skills.
Please apply by November 30th 2019, by sending your application to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting exactly “BC77337 – Postdoc position on autonomous navigation and human-robot interaction for humanoid robots” in the e-mail subject. Your application shall contain a detailed CV, a research statement, and the contact information of two referees.
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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.