Name of scholarship/program
Ph.D. scholarship in Robotics
Applications are invited for a 3-year Ph.D. scholarship in Robotics at The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, available from 1 March, 2013 or soon thereafter.
Eligibility and other criteria
In the European project ACAT, a range of nontrivial industrial processes are studied. For each process, a set of components (tools, sensors etc.) are available. To select the most appropriate components and most optimal control, learning based on massive simulations using a realistic simulation tool is potentially a superior alternative to traditional experimental trial and error techniques. It is the purpose of this Ph.D. project to study the applicability of simulations as this alternative, and if and how simulations can be used to facilitate the understanding of the processes at hand. A number of real robot experiments implementing a set of simulated processes will be carried out by the applicant as the experimental validation.
Applicants for the scholarship must have a Masters degree in robot systems engineering, or a related field and must have skills within programming advanced robotic systems, mathematical modeling and C++.
For further information on the position, please contact Professor Henrik G. Petersen, phone: +45 6011 2324, e-mail: email@example.com.
Mark application Job ID 124027 and send it to:
University of Southern Denmark
Faculty of Engineering
Att.: Sanne Lefevre
Niels Bohrs Allé 1
5230 Odense M
* 1 February 2013
Additional information, and important URL
Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three years (5+3 program). Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the Fellowship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the period.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement of 26 March 2012 on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).
The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Program at the Universities (PhD executive order).
Please send one copy of the application, marked Job ID 124027 and enclosures, which should include the following:
Certified copies of Examinations papers, Master - and Bachelor diploma
A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages)
Reference letters,(letter of recommendation)
Detailed CV, including personal contact information and list of publications (if any)
Application form regarding advertised PhD scholarships 5+3
All applications should be marked: Job ID 124027.
Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.
The university encourages all persons interested in the position to apply, regardless of their age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.
Please send your application and enclosures, marked Position No. 124027 to
University of Southern Denmark, Faculty of Engineering, Att.: Sanne Lefevre, Niels Bohrs Alle 1, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark
or by email to Sanne Lefevre, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline is 1. February 2013.
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