Postdoc Position in Deep-Learning for Humanoid Robots

Postdoc Position in Deep-Learning for Humanoid Robots

IIT - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

Genoa, Italy

The iCub Tech Facility at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) is seeking to appoint a postdoc in Deep-Learning for Humanoid Robots.

The selected candidate will join the interdisciplinary team of the iCub Tech team. She/he will contribute to the design and implementation of Deep-Learning based Applications for Humanoids.

Primary function of the position:

Contribute broadly to the development team, responsible for machine learning, and new technology development focused on Deep-Learning based Applications for Humanoids.

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher who will join our team to study algorithms for robotics with a focus on autonomous learning. The successful candidate must excel in a high-energy, focused, small-team environment, be able to initiate and drive new research and development directions.

As part of the development team, immediate responsibilities include:

  • Exploration and development of machine learning algorithms such as unsupervised learning, skill acquisition, active learning, object detection and segmentation, scene understanding, semantic segmentation and autonomous exploration.
  • Fully integrating machine learning into core robotic applications.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Understand and modify in-house integrated machine learning algorithms.
  • Design and apply machine-learning algorithms to novel, robotic applications.

Required skills:

In order to adequately perform the responsibilities of this position the candidate must have:

  • PhD in Computer Science, Robotics, Computer Vision or related fields;
  • M. Sc. in Computer Science, Physics or related fields;
  • Ability to analyze, improve and propose new algorithms/solutions;
  • Solid understanding of statistics, machine learning, and Deep Learning algorithms;
  • Good programming skills;
  • Experience with Python is required;
  • Hands-on experience with deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow, Theano, Caffe, and/or Torch is required;
  • Good communication skills and ability to cooperate within a team;
  • Creative, proactive and collaborative attitude.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience with C/C++ is ideal;
  • Familiarity with robotic middleware (e.g. YARP, ROS) and development tools (e.g. CMake and Git);
  • Hands-on experience with CNNs, RNNs, and LSTMs is ideal.

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