PhD and Postdoc Positions

PhD and Postdoc positions available at the University of Birmingham

You will work as part of the European FP7 project CoDyCo ( The University of Birmingham is among a consortium of leading European labs including IIT in Italy, UPMC in France, TU Darmstadt in Germany, and JSI in Slovenia.

At Birmingham you will be a member of the IRLab, a group with six faculty, seven research fellows and fifteen research students. The lab has state of the art equipment with access to a wide range of advanced platforms for mobility and manipulation (

You will also be part of the Centre for Computation Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics (, with additional equipment for motion analysis and psychophysics.

Applicants should have a Bachelors, Master’s, or Phd degree as relevant in Computer Science, Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Bio), Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, or Neurosciences. You should have excellent mathematical and coding skills. Skills and a research record in human experimentation, biomechanics, modelling, and analysis are a plus.

To apply, first contact Michael Mistry (, with your CV and transcript. Put “CoDyCo PhD application” or “CoDyCo PostDoc application” as appropriate in the subject line.

Deadline for applications is the 22nd November 2013, late applications may be considered if the appointment process has not gone too far.

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