Postdoctoral Fellowships in Robotics, Machine Learning and Animation

We have THREE postdoctoral openings in the field of Robotics and Animation, with an emphasis on Machine Learning techniques for adaptive representation, dynamic planning and motion synthesis in high dimensional, anthropomorphic robotic systems and articulated full-physics animation. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a strong publication record and solid background in the fundamentals of machine learning, planning and control in robots and/or experience with physically based graphics and animation. The three posts are expected to work in a complementary manner towards the goals of the larger, multi site project: Topology based Motion Synthesis, details of which can be found on the application website.

Posts are tenable for a maximum of three years starting April 2011 and attract a salary in the UE07 pay scale: £29,972 – £35,788 commensurate to experience.
Please refer to details of individual posts, requirements and application procedure by going to www.jobs.ed.ac.uk and entering the appropriate REFERENCE number and clicking on ‘Further Information’:

1. Robotics and Machine Learning (enquiry: Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar) — REFERENCE No. 3014034, Closing date: 4 March 2011
2. Autonomous Robotics (enquiry: Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy) – – REFERENCE No. 3014035, Closing date: 4 March 2011
3. Robotics and Animation (enquiry: Dr. Taku Komura) — REFERENCE No. 3014081, Closing date: 10 March 2011

Please upload statement of interest, CV, references and other details by following the online application at: www.jobs.ed.ac.uk
Interviews: Mid March 2011

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