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Position: Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Legged Robot Learning (Path Planning and Perception)
Institution: University College London
Department: Computer Science
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: This RF 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 carry out excellent research on legged locomotion and navigation (via learning, e.g., DL, IL, RL); Produce publications, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed with line manager
Requirements: Expertise in robot perception and/or learning; Experience with real robot platforms; PhD in robotics; Excellent publication record with respect to the current career level; Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
   
Text: Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Legged Robot Learning (Path Planning and Perception), - Ref:1886183 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Computer Science Location of position London Grades 7-8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Grade 7 - £36,770 -£44,388 per annum Grade 8 - £45,610 - £53,757 per annum Duties and Responsibilities This RF 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 carry out excellent research on legged locomotion and navigation (via learning, e.g., DL, IL, RL). Produce publications, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed with line manager. This post will be funded until 31st December 2025 in the first instance. Key Requirements The main requirements are: Expertise in robot perception and/or learning. Experience with real robot platforms. PhD in robotics. Excellent publication record with respect to the current career level. Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. Appointment at Grade 8 will be determined by depth of experience and track record. 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) We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 15 Sep 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 & Person Specification Apply Now
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