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Research Scientist / Human‐Robots Interaction - International Call for Permanent Position

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Juan Andrade Cetto



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IRI is a Joint University Research Institute participated by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) that conducts research in human-centered robotics and automatic control. The institute is a key player in the Spanish robotics and automatic control scenes, and a valued participant in a large number of international collaborations including more than ten ongoing H2020 projects and an ERC Advanced Grant. Recently, it has been recognized as a Maria de Maeztu Excellence Unit, the main accreditation given by the Spanish Government to research units that stand out for the impact and international relevance of their results.

This position is funded as civil servant, offering a permanent employment contract with full social security and retirement coverage and benefits.

Selected candidates are expected to develop a long-term scientific career, perform independent research, attract competitive funding, and establish their own research groups or join to existing ones playing a relevant role.

More info can be found in the Spanish official bulletin (BOE, see and also in the corresponding CSIC page. If you are potentially interested, please send a mail to cetto [at] for further info on how to apply, as some previous steps may require. Please include: resume and a brief research proposal summary.


Qualifications: The candidate should be a doctor with a solid background.
Knowledge: Candidates must hold a PhD, being equivalent to an spanish PhD.
Experience: The candidate should have experience in carrying out research.
Languages: Fluent in English
Other: - Must be Spanish or any other EU-nationality
- Applications from women are especially welcome


Please, send your documentation before 30/11/2019 to:

Email: jobs (at)
Address: Parc Tecnològic de Barcelona. C/ Llorens i Artigas 4-6, 2a planta. 08028 Barcelona, Spain.
Fax: 93 401 57 50
Note: Please, remember to reference the offer (ID-76) and include the following documentation:

- Resume
- Brief research proposal summary