Open Postdoc Positions at the Chair of Robotics Science and Systems Intelligence (RSI)
Technical University of Munich Chair of Robotics Science and Systems Intelligence

Open Postdoc Positions at the Chair of Robotics Science and Systems Intelligence (RSI)



The Chair of Robotics Science and Systems Intelligence (RSI) at the Technical University of Munich is looking for outstanding applicants for postdoc positions under supervision of Prof. Sami Haddadin.


About us

Located in the prosperous capital of Bavaria and home to over 39000 students, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of the world’s top universities (top 4 European technical universities in THE World University Ranking, top 50 in Shanghai Ranking, top 10 in Global University Employability Ranking, etc.). It is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education, and the active promotion of promising young scientists. TUM benefits from the healthy mix of companies and startups of all sizes headquartered in the region, including global corporations such as Allianz, BMW, MAN, Munich Re, and Siemens. The university also forges strong links with companies and scientific institutions across the world.


The Chair of Robotics Science and Systems Intelligence is a member of the TUM Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM), founded and directed by Prof. Sami Haddadin (2019 Leibniz prize winner). The MSRM is a globally visible interdisciplinary research center for machine intelligence, which is the integration of robotics, artificial intelligence and perception. Its three central application focuses are the future of health, the future of work, and the future of mobility. More than 50 professors from various TUM faculties cooperate within the framework of MSRM. Just over a year since its founding, the MSRM has initiated its first major flagship initiative Geriatronics, involving seven TUM professors. The goal of RSI is to significantly advance the scientific foundations for intelligent machines capable of acting autonomously in our world and in close interaction with their human creators. In order to do so, RSI bridges the gap between disciplines such as automatic control, robotics, machine learning, and human motor control.


What we offer

- Stimulating, high-paced environment for cutting-edge research in robotics and systems intelligence

- Pleasant working conditions with interesting and challenging tasks in collaboration with a talented and interdisciplinary scientific and management team

- An exceptional opportunity to experience research in a highly inspiring international environment and to learn from some of the world's leading researchers

- The opportunity to develop your professional research and leadership skills in a high-impact field with excellent career opportunities



We are continuously looking for EXCELLENT Postdocs to work under the supervision of Prof. Sami Haddadin. Please consider applying if you have a background in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, biomedical engineering, or a comparable field. We especially seek individuals who wish to specialize in human-centered robotics, machine learning for physical systems, modeling and control, robotics system perception, distributed intelligent systems, neuromuscular and musculoskeletal modelling, intelligent, robotic assistive devices or the like.


How to apply?

The following documents are needed for applications:

- A motivation letter

- A detailed CV

- Email addresses of at least two references


Interested applicants should send us the necessary documents via email to: quoting “Postdoc Application, Chair of Robotics Science and Systems Intelligence (RSI)” in the e-mail subject line. The positions will remain open until filled and only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Preference will be given to applications received before July 30th, 2019. The start date is as soon as possible, but negotiable.


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