Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty IV - Institute of Computer Engineering and Microelectronics / Robotics and Biology Laboratory
Research Assistant - salary grade E 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 1st qualification period (PhD candidate)
part-time employment may be possible
The Robotics and Biology Laboratory offers a collaborative and productive environment for a scientific career, has excellent equipment and facilities, and maintains close ties with research labs around the world. For more information see www.robotics.tu-berlin.de.
Research in robotics, with a focus on cognitive systems, robotic learning in the real world, autonomous manipulation, soft robotics, interactive perception, learning by demonstration; participation in teaching computer science courses.
Succesfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in computer science or related field.
Excellent knowledge and experience in one of the research areas specified below:
Robotic machine learning: applying (deep) learning techniques to problems in perception, manipulation, and reasoning
Soft robotic manipulation: designing and building soft robots; development of sensorization for soft actuator; leveraging the design and end-effectors in control, planning, and learning for grasping, manipulation, and in-hand manipulation
Interactive perception: multimodal perception for real-world actions, differentiable programming and control for action/perception loops, biologically inspired, physical cognitive abilities, recursive estimation
Learning by demonstration: deep learning for control with complex contact dynamics, interactive learning with a human in the loop, algorithmic teaching.
Interest in interdisciplinary research; experience in programming robots in the real world.
Good (deep) machine learning skills.
Experiences in machine perception.
Arrangement and planning are desired.
Very good English skills are essential; sufficient language proficiency to teach classes in both German and English is expected.
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To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.
Fakultät IV, Institut für Technische Informatik und Mikroelektronik, FG Robotics and Biology Laboratory, Prof. Dr. Brock, Sekr. MAR 5-1, Marchstraße 23, 10587 Berlin