22/01/2021
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Early Stage Researcher Positions on Human-Aware Robot Navigation

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Catania
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceInformatics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/02/2021 17:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Italy › CATANIA
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    812882

OFFER DESCRIPTION

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Call for Applications

1 Early Stage Researcher Positions on Human-Aware Robot Navigation

Marie Skłodowska-Curie – ITN, Industrial Doctorate program

PHILHUMANS Project

https://www.philhumans.eu/

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We are searching for 1 Early Stage Researcher for a 20 months contract within a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research & innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie – ITN, Industrial Doctorate program.

The project is titled PHILHUMANS: Personal Health Interfaces Leveraging Human-MAchine Natural interactionS, and there is 1 Early Stage Researcher Position open in the area of Computer Vision and Machine Learning to develop innovative algorithms for Human-Aware Robot Navigation within the ESR6 program (https://www.philhumans.eu/esrs/esr-6/). Habitat framework (https://aihabitat.org/) will be used for the simulation with the challenge to transfer the navigation abilities in real scenarios.

Highly competitive and attractive salary of about 39.000€ per year (about 2900€ NEAT per month) is offered, plus mobility and family allowances as applicable.

The ESR candidates should have a Master degree in Computer Science, Information Engineering or equivalent. Traveling will be part of the program, substantial secondments to partner locations are planned. Training and attending to top international conferences is part of the program. Candidates are required to meet the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Early Stage Researcher eligibility criteria. In particular, at the time of the appointment, candidates must have had less than four years full-time equivalent research experience and must not have already obtained a PhD. Additionally, at the time of recruitment, the ESR must not have resided, or carried out his/her activity in the country of the hiring institution for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to recruitment date.

ESR will be also enrolled for a PhD position in Computer Science at the University of Catania (with possibility of economic support after the 20 months of PHILHUMANS project, after evaluation of the obtained results, in order to complete the PhD studies).

Research will be conducted under the supervision of Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella (University of Catania) and Dr. Aki Harma (Philips Research). The ESR will spend half of the period at the University of Catania and the remaining to Philips Research in Eindhoven (with possibility of virtual presence during COVID period).

Application must be submitted within 20 Feb 2021 to the primary Supervisor prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella at gfarinella@dmi.unict.it (see Sections “ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA” and “HOW TO APPLY” at the following link: https://iplab.dmi.unict.it/PhilhumansCall-Jan2021.pdf )

More Information

Eligibility criteria

Degree: Master degree or equivalent providing access to PhD programs. See attachment for required degree for each position.

Language: English proficiency must be attested either through a previous English language diploma, or an internationally recognized proficiency test (at least C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages i.e. IELTS, IBT, TOEFL or Cambridge).

Career: When starting the contract (April 2021), selected researcher should be within the first four years of their careers. This means being both within a four years window following their most recent graduation and not having been awarded a prior doctoral degree so far.

Mobility: At the time of recruitment, the researcher must not have resided, or carried out his/her activity in the country of the hiring institution for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to recruitment date.

Application: Complete and timely submission exclusively via email to gfarinella@dmi.unict.it. Documents submitted must be in English. If supporting documents (e.g. letters of academic references and scan of degree qualification) are not in English, they must be submitted together with a certified translation in English).

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

̶ Master degree in Computer Science, Information Engineering (or equivalent). A degree with distinction (cum laude) is an advantage;

̶ Prior knowledge in Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Deep Learning is an advantage;

̶ Prior publications at international conferences or journals are desirable;

̶ Ability to program in Python is an advantage;

̶ Communication skill and team play are desirable.

Specific Requirements

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Degree: Master degree or equivalent providing access to PhD programs. See attachment for required degree for each position.

Language: English proficiency must be attested either through a previous English language diploma, or an internationally recognized proficiency test (at least C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages i.e. IELTS, IBT, TOEFL or Cambridge).

Career: When starting the contract (April 2021), selected researcher should be within the first four years of their careers. This means being both within a four years window following their most recent graduation and not having been awarded a prior doctoral degree so far.

Mobility: At the time of recruitment, the researcher must not have resided, or carried out his/her activity in the country of the hiring institution for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to recruitment date.

Application: Complete and timely submission exclusively via email to gfarinella@dmi.unict.it. Documents submitted must be in English. If supporting documents (e.g. letters of academic references and scan of degree qualification) are not in English, they must be submitted together with a certified translation in English).

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Catania
Italy
CATANIA
CATANIA
95131
Viale A. Doria 6

EURAXESS offer ID: 597480

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