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Position: Research Assistant in Legged Robot Learning
Institution: University College London
Department: Computer Science
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: This Research Assistant post will take place at UCL, Department of Computer Science, and in particular, the Robot Perception and Learning (RPL) lab, as part of the RoboHike UKRI-FLF project on Autonomous Quadrupedal Robot Navigation and Hiking in Challenging Rough Terrains; The main are: To assist with the simulated and physical quadruped robot setup, including baseline and reinforcement learning methods for legged navigation; To carry out excellent research and produce a publication, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed with line manager; This position will start from 01st September 2022 with an end date of 31 st August 2023 in the first instance
Requirements: The main requirements are: Expertise in robot perception and/or learning; Experience with real robot platforms; MEng/MSc in robotics; Independent research potential; Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
   
Text: Research Assistant in Legged Robot Learning, - Ref:1880852 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Computer Science Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £32,217 - £33,958 per annum Duties and Responsibilities This Research Assistant post will take place at UCL, Department of Computer Science, and in particular, the Robot Perception and Learning (RPL) lab, as part of the RoboHike UKRI-FLF project on Autonomous Quadrupedal Robot Navigation and Hiking in Challenging Rough Terrains. The main duties and responsibilities are: To assist with the simulated and physical quadruped robot setup, including baseline and reinforcement learning methods for legged navigation. To carry out excellent research and produce a publication, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed with line manager. This position will start from 01st September 2022 with an end date of 31 st August 2023 in the first instance. Key Requirements The main requirements are: Expertise in robot perception and/or learning. Experience with real robot platforms. MEng/MSc in robotics. Independent research potential. Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Dr Dimitrios Kanoulas (d.kanoulas@ucl.ac.uk). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 21 Aug 2022 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description and Person specification Apply Now
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