Applications are open for a full-time postdoctoral research position in reinforcement learning for robotics, at the RAIL laboratory at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (https://www.raillab.org/).
This particular post will focus on behaviour composition and symbolic abstraction in reinforcement learning, specifically in extending our existing work to apply to flexible manipulation tasks on a two-armed manipulator robot.
The post is available from January 2022, for a period of 2-5 years. The candidate must have completed a PhD in the last 5 years, and have research experience in either reinforcement learning or robotics, preferably both.
Please submit your application using the online form https://forms.gle/oXdTHpg3QHni3M2W7 This will require a detailed CV, a motivation letter, two examples of your publications/written work, and two academic references.
The closing date for applications is 31 August 2021.
Enquiries can be sent to Prof. Benjamin Rosman (firstname.lastname@example.org).