Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biology
Humboldt University of Berlin Institute of Biology

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DR / 165/20

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Scientific staff

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Place of use
Faculty of Life Sciences - Institute of Biology

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Job description: Scientific services in research within the excellence cluster “Science of Intelligence”, in the integration project B3 “Swarm robotics and collective intelligence”. Integration/implementation of various behavioral components and principles of natural collective intelligence in robotic swarms with the aim of realizing a synthetic example of collective intelligence in the form of adaptive solution of a complex shepherding problem with robotic swarms.

Requirements: Doctoral degree (PhD) in computer science, robotics or related fields; experience with swarm robotics, preferably with one of the two platforms: Kilobot or Thymio II extended by Raspberry Pi; very good programming skills in C/C++, Python, ROS, WeBot etc.; good mathematical skills; candidates should have published in peer-review journals; strong interest in interdisciplinary research with life sciences (biology, psychology, neuroscience); ability to work independently in interdisciplinary teams (e.g. guidance of student assistants); excellent English communication skills;

Please send your application (including covering letter, full CV, relevant certificates) within 3 weeks, and quoting the reference number DR/165/20 to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Life Sciences, Institute of Biology, Dr. Pawel Romanczuk, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably to

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The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.

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