The position is available at Chemnitz University of Technology in the Department of Computer Science within the Professorship of Artificial Intelligence. It requires teaching and research. Teaching is required about 4 hours per week within the semester and involves lectures and exercises in robotics and neuro-robotics as well as exercises in artificial intelligence or image processing.
The candidate is expected to contribute to research in neuro-robotics, e.g. to develop brain inspired models of motor or cognitive processes run on robotic platforms. He or she should have a PhD in computer science or related fields, e.g. electrical engineering. Prior experience in robotics or neuro-computational modeling is advantageous. Good English language skills are necessary. Good German is initially not required, but the candidate should have an interest to learn the German language.
We offer a stimulating international and interdisciplinary environment. Available and recently ordered robotic platforms include an iCub head, two Nao, a Koala with stereo pan-tilt vision and several K-Junior V2 robots.
The salary is according to German standards (E 13 TV-L or A 13). The position is initially for 4 years, but can be extended. The starting date is April 2014 or earlier.
Chemnitz is the third-largest city of the state of Saxony and close to scenic mountains. Major cities nearby are Leipzig and Dresden with a rich tradition of music and culture.
Further details (in german) can be found here:
Applications should be sent by email (preferably in PDF format) to (firstname.lastname@example.org). The deadline was on 30.09.2013, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. In addition to a CV the candidate should provide an overview of his planned research for the next 4 years.