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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow/Assistant (ITALK Project), University of Plymouth

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/jobs/QS019/Post-Doctoral_Research_Fellow_Assistant_ITALK_Project

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow/Assistant (ITALK Project)
 
University of Plymouth
School of Computing Communications and Electronics
Faculty of Technology
 
Salary 25888 to 33780 pa (pay award pending)  Grade 6/7
 
You are required for a period of up to three years to work on an EU funded collaborative project ITALK: Integration and Transfer of Action and Language Knowledge in Robots www.italkproject.org You will carry out research on computational and robotics studies on the integration of action, language and conceptualisation capabilities in cognitive robots. The work will be based on the humanoid platform iCub.
 
You must have a PhD in Robotics, Computer Science or Artificial Intelligence or related disciplines, preferably with expertise in cognitive robotics and/or computational modelling. Good programming skills are essential. The start date will be March 2009 or as soon as possible there- after. This is a fixed term appointment until the end of February 2012.
 
You will be working collaboratively as part of a larger inter-disciplinary research team at the School of Computing, Communications and Electronics, under the supervision of Professor Angelo Cangelosi and Dr Tony Belpaeme. You will also collaborate with the other European and international partners of the ITALK consortium.
 
Recruitment and selection will be based on individual merit, however, we should particularly like to encourage applications from women, black and minority ethnic people who are under-represented in the Faculty of Technology.
 
For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Angelo Cangelosi on +44 1752 586217 or email angelo.cangelosi@plymouth.ac.uk or Dr Tony Belpaeme on +44 1752 586212 or email tony.belpaeme@plymouth.ac.uk.
 
CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON, THURSDAY 15 JANUARY 2009
 
Application details can be found on
 
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/jobs/QS019/Post-Doctoral_Research_Fellow_Assistant_ITALK_Project