Location : UCLouvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium
Starting Date : Early 2021
Duration : 4Y
Supervisor : Renaud Detry
Announcement Posted On : Sept 15
Status and additional information :
The ICTEAM at UCLouvain, Belgium, is looking for a highly motivated PhD student to work on robot learning for vision-driven manipulation.
The project is articulated around the problem of guiding multi-step manipulation tasks using vision and touch, in a way that is loosely related to the model described at :
http : / / renaud-detry.net / publications / Detry-2017-IROS.pdf
Funding is available for two years, and it is expected that an additional two years of support will be provided (4 years total).
UCLouvain is Belgium's largest French-speaking university. It is located in Louvain-la-Neuve, a short train hop away from Brussels.
UCLouvain's ICTEAM is home for more than 40 professors and more than 200 researchers operating in key fields of information and communication technologies, electronics, computer science and applied mathematics.
The successful candidate will assist with teaching computer-science courses, for approximately 6 hours per week.
The successful candidate must have a degree(s) in Engineering, Physics, Math, Computer Science or a related field, and fluency in at least one mainstream computer programming language.
Candidates must demonstrate their ability to assist with the TA work, either with a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or the transcripts of courses related to computer science.
A machine-learning background is strongly valued.
Applicants must submit :
Applications should be sent, *in a single PDF document*, to :
Questions can be directed to the same address.
Applications can be sent immediately and will be evaluated until the position is taken. To verify if the position is still available, visit http : / / renaud-detry.
net / jobs / vac / uclouvain-fsr-2020a.php.
Web site for additional job details
http : / / renaud-detry.net / jobs / vac / uclouvain-fsr-2020a.php
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
Computer science : Master Degree or equivalent
Engineering : Master Degree or equivalent