School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH

Job description

We are looking for a highly-qualified and motivated research engineers in getting hands-on research experience in the area of Machine Learning and Robotics. The research engineers will join a research team at the Division of Robotics, Perception, and Learning (RPL) led by Professor Danica Kragic. The project involves the development of state-of-the-art machine learning techniques applied to robotic applications. The research engineers develops robot software, collects data, devise machine learning algorithms to acquire complex robotics skills through interaction and learning.

Potential projects include soft object manipulation or EEG-related application or graph neural network (GNN)-related application.

Supervision: The research engineers will be supervised by Professor Danica Kragic and Dr. Michael Welle.

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future.
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • Work in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • Help to relocate and get settled in Sweden and at KTH.

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  • A graduate degree or an advanced level (higher education) in the research subject or equivalent competence.
  • Excellent software development and integration skills in Python and C/C++.
  • Experience with dynamic NERF models
  • Experience in Robotic Operating System (ROS)
  • Solid mathematical and deep learning background.
  • Experience in deep learning algorithms and libraries, e.g., PyTorch and TensorFlow. Excellent writing and communication skills.

Preferred qualifications

  • You work independently and have no problem collaborating with other people.
  • Well awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal skills.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webbpage.

To apply for the position

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply for this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

Your complete application must be received by KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

About the employment

The employment is valid for a limited time, for up to six months according to the agreement.

Other information

Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values

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Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 3
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number J-2024-1426
  • Danica Kragic Jensfelt, rekryteringsansvarig, dan
  • Lilly Engfeldt, HR,
Published 20.May.2024
Last application date 30.May.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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