Lead researcher in Robot Cognition, AI and HRI
Eurecat Centro Tecnológico de Cataluña
Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
hace 3 días

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Robotics and Automation Unit of Eurecat Technology Center (Barcelona) is looking for a highly motivated researcher to lead our team on Robotic Cognition and AI.

The candidate shall lead and supervise the team working on different research projects dealing with the application of robot in affective human-inspired robotics.

The group focuses on the application of robot learning, human-robot interaction, advanced perception, robot behavior generation and semantics to complex robotics applications such as healthcare and manufacturing.

Our group is specialized in applied research and development on Service and Industrial Robotics. Our objective is to increase the level of robot autonomy and intelligence to enable more complex robotics behaviours.

We focus on the following topics : aerial and terrestrial autonomous navigation, industrial robotics, manipulation, human-robot cooperation, perception, cognition, and robot behavior.

Over the last 15 years, our group has developed extensive experience in solutions and developments for our industrial and service private customers, as well as in several of the most successful European and Spanish projects in robotics.

Check out our research lines and projects website :

https : / / eurecat.org / en / field-of-knowledge / robotics-automation /

We are a team of energetic young people passionate about robotics. Come join us!

ROLE and RESPONSIBILITIES

The candidate shall work on different research projects dealing with the application of robot perception (cameras, laser, etc) for vision-guided robotics.

The main responsibilities will focus on the scientific contribution and technological developments including :

  • Participate in the definition and development of new concepts and robotic ideas
  • Participate in the definition and development of new concepts and robotic ideas
  • Develop, validate and maintain code
  • Sporadic support / supervision to robot integration and maintenance
  • Participate in scientific publications
  • Support to project management to ensure proper project execution
  • Establish and maintain contact with clients and partners in consortium
  • WHAT EURECAT CAN OFFER YOU?

    Our laboratory is located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, in the outskirts of Barcelona city (Spain). Barcelona besides being easily connected to the rest of Europe, provides a great quality of life and a great robotics ecosystem full of initiatives, research groups, robotics companies and interesting events. And many more to come!

  • Permanent contract
  • Hybrid work (home office / work in the office)
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Shorter workday on Friday and Summer Schedule
  • Flexible remuneration package (health insurance, transport, lunch, studies - training and kindergarten)
  • Eurecat workers can join the Eurecat Academy courses
  • Eurecat workers can attend to our weekly thematic sessions to be aware of Eurecat areas of knowledge.
  • Language’s training (EN, Catalan and Spanish)
  • REQUIRED SKILLS

  • PhD or MSc and equivalent experience in Robotics, AI, Computer Vision or related discipline.
  • Excellent background in robot learning and AI
  • Knowledge about ROS (Robot Operating System) and good programming skills (C++ mostly).
  • Team spirit and ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills, flexibility, and creativity.
  • Excellent knowledge of English is required.
  • Availability to travel occasionally
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