[Comp-neuro] Lecturer and research Position (Akademische/r Assistent/in) in Neuro-Robotics

Julien Vitay julien.vitay at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Mon Sep 30 21:07:45 CEST 2013

*Lecturer and research Position (Akademische/r Assistent/in) in

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 (
fred.hamker at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de). 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.
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