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Few Associate professor positions in Robotics for Welfare Applications – SDU, Denmark

Denmark, University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

SDU Robotics, part of the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, University of Southern Denmark, located in Odense, invites applications for one or more position(s) as Associate Professor in Robotics for Welfare Applications. The starting date is 01.03.2022. or as soon as possible thereafter.


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General Info

Position: Associate professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Joining Date: Mar 01, 2022
Contract Period: -
Salary: 40,000 DKK/Month

Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute
SDU Robotics
University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

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Qualification Details

The candidate must hold a PhD degree in robotics or a related field.

The candidate is supposed to have most of the following qualifications:

  • Documented experience with human-robot interaction
  • Documented experience with mobile robots
  • Documented research record in HRI and welfare robotics
  • Practical experience with computer vision

Preferable the successful candidate is also expected to have:

  • experience with fund raising on a national and international level,
  • documented skills and experience with project management and team leading,
  • experience with teaching and supervision of students on both bachelor and master level
  • strong programming skills (e.g. C++, python, MATLAB),
  • practical experience with ROS and the integration of robotic applications.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The candidate will be integrated in the SDU Robotics section specialized in robot solutions involving sensorial processing, mathematical modeling, learning and simulation targeted at advanced robot systems for welfare but also other application domains. The section comprises an international staff and is involved in a variety of national and European projects. The aim of the section is to solve challenging research problems from real applications and to participate in implementing the achieved results into real solutions with end users. We are looking for candidates that can contribute to facilitating the process of the design, implementation and testing of highly flexible robotic solutions for the welfare domain involving the combination of advanced human-robot interaction (HRI), mechanical design and robot software development.

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Documents Required

The application must be in English and must include:

  • Motivated application
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Certificates/Diplomas (MSc and PhD)
  • Information on previous teaching and supervision experience. Please attach as Teaching Portfolio
  • List of publications indicating the publications attached
  • Examples of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication
  • Reference letters and other relevant qualifications may also be included.

About the Employer: University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Note or Other details

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.

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Contact details

Further information is available from Associate Professor Leon Bodenhagen at email:

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