Open call for two Postdoctoral Researchers

Funded by the European Union

Location: Department of Applied Informatics, Comenius University Bratislava, Slovakia

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher

Gross salary: from €25,200 to €28,800 per year, depending on experience.

Contract duration: one year, full time, with possible extension 1-2 years, starting 1 september 2024

Project description: Comenius University Bratislava is looking for two excellent postdoctoral researchers to work on a Horizon Europe twinning project: TERAIS - Towards Excellent Robotics and Artificial Intelligence at a Slovak university.

Job description: The developmental project has a work package dedicated to research. The focus of research at Comenius University Bratislava is on developing machine learning algorithms (with focus on neural networks) for perception and control of the semi-humanoid NICO robot and the transfer to the physical robot. Part of the job will also be related to human-robot interaction experiments.

Requirements: PhD or equivalent in Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics, Computer Science or similar, with a focus on Robotics, AI and/or Neural Networks, excellent programming skills (e.g. Python, C++, Machine Learning frameworks, etc.), good communication skills. Experience in human-robot interaction is a plus.

What we offer: We offer a friendly working environment, flexible working hours. The project will offer the postdoctoral researcher opportunities also for interaction with project partners, attending joint scientific events and international conferences.

Application: Send your complete application documents packed in one zip file. The documents must include: (1) motivation letter, (2) structured curriculum vitae (with details about your past experience, (3) copies of degree certificates, (4) names and email contacts for two referees who would be willing to write a letter of support for your application, (5) English certificate.

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Closing date for applications: 7 June 2024