University of Southern Denmark (SDU) PhD Scholarship position within Model-Based Robot Control

SDU PhD Scholarship position within Model-Based Robot Control: 

All the applicants all highly invited for outstanding international students for the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) PhD Scholarship within Model-Based Robot Control.

The position will be vacant from 1 February 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter, and is for a 3-year period. Main work location is Odense/Denmark.

This scholarship is very competitive and is fully-funded PhD position(s) in the area of robot control and easy programming of robots for industrial automation.

SDU PhD Scholarship position within Model-Based Robot Control details

Modeling and control strategies for robots in contact with the environment should be developed. The idea is to parameterize the control strategies based on the environment models. The PhD candidate should be working in the research project MADE FAST which focuses on robot control strategies derived from CAD data of the task to be completed. During the project, the developments should be validated on various use cases in laboratory environments.

About the candidate 

We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious PhD fellow with a solid background in robotics and experience with force control and motion planning. The candidate is expected to have a Master’s degree (equivalent to a Danish master’s degree) in Robotics or similar. The candidate should be fluent in English (written and spoken) and should be comfortable working in a team as well as independently and quickly acquire knowledge in new topics. The ideal candidate is competent to acquire skills to conduct high-quality research and present and publish the outcome of the project at conferences and scientific journals. The candidate is expected to take part in the teaching activities of the SDU Robotics.

Employment of a PhD fellow can only happen after the Head of the PhD School has approved the candidate for admission to the PhD school. Employment and enrollment will cease without further notice at the end of the period.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Candidates are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria for the SDU PhD Scholarship;

  • Applicants must be international students.
  • Students admitted into PhD degree program.
  • The award is available for PhD fellow with a solid background in robotics and experience with force control and motion planning courses offered at the University.
  • The candidate is expected to have a Master’s degree (equivalent to a Danish master’s degree) in Robotics or similar.
  • The candidate should be fluent in English (written and spoken) and should be comfortable working in a team as well as independently and quickly acquire knowledge in new topics.
  • The ideal candidate is competent to acquire skills to conduct high-quality research and present and publish the outcome of the project at conferences and scientific journals.
  • The candidate is expected to take part in the teaching activities of the SDU Robotics.

Scholarship Benefits

Applicants are required to have a master’s degree (equivalent to a Danish master’s degree) at the time of enrollment and employment. Employment as a PhD fellow is a 3-year salaried position (start salary amounts to approx. 3.378,- EURO per month incl. supplements).

Application Procedures

How to Apply:  Applicants are expected to read the Faculty information for prospective PhD students and How to apply before applying. Kindly fill in the requested information on the application form and enclose your application, CV, and other relevant information as required.

Application Deadline:  December 17, 2020        

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The successful candidate will be enrolled at SDU in accordance with Faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).