At the University of Naples Federico II (Italy), we are looking for
multiple Research Intern positions / Postdoc in human-robot interaction.
Start date: December 2023, from 1 to 2 years
Application deadline: September 20th , 2023
We are looking for exceptional and highly motivated candidates for multiple
full-time fixed-term research positions to join the PRISCA lab at the
University of Naples Federico II in the Department of Electrical
Engineering and Information Technologies.
The researcher will focus on one or more of the following fields/topics:
Deception, Ethics in HRI
Applicants must have a PhD degree or equivalent research experience in
Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science or Engineering with a focus on
Intelligent Systems, Intelligent Robotics, Machine Learning, Psychology,
Behavioural Economics, Social Science and Human-Robot Interaction.
Applicants with a Master’s degree will be considered in case they have 1 or
more years of experience in the field.
The candidates must be capable of designing and conducting human-robot
studies; experience with both qualitative and quantitative methods;
attitude to problem-solving; be strongly motivated for team working; very
good scientific writing and presentation skills. Candidates with a
background in psychology should have strong interest in and experience in
applying behavioural science concepts applied in Robotics, Human-Robot
Interaction and Artificial Intelligence.
Preferred Qualifications: strong background in programming with different
languages (including C/C++, Python) and developing applications for robots,
collecting and analysing data, conducting literature reviews and scientific
track record, writing up academic publications; experience with the robotic
frameworks ROS; strong experience with different robots (humanoid and
non-humanoid); background in computer vision, machine learning, neural
networks, personalisation applied to robotics.
Send your complete application documents to email@example.com :
A 2-page motivation letter including a description of previous research
experience (1page) and current research interest, outlining the fit for the
Any English language and other relevant certificates.
Shortlisted candidate will be invited for an interview in September/October
The successful candidate will be working in Naples, Italy.
Naples (Italian: Napoli) is the third-largest city in Italy and is the
capital of the Campania region. World-known for its rich history, art,
culture, architecture, music, and gastronomy, Naples is a lively, exciting
and bustling city situated on the southwest coast in a gorgeous gulf, and
is surrounded by attractive tourist and archaeological sites such as Capri,
Ischia, Amalfi Coast, Pompei, Ercolano, Mount Vesuvius. See
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naples for further information.
For more details on the project, please email Prof. Silvia Rossi at
Info about the PRISCA lab can be found on the lab website
Dr. Alessandra Rossi
PRISCA research lab
University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Adaptive Systems Research Group
University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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