ANIMATAS

Advancing intuitive human-machine interaction with human-like social capabilities for education in schools

ANIMATAS Recruitment Procedure

Recruiting and retaining high-quality young scientists is critical to ANIMATAS. The project’s consortium adheres to the Charter for Researchers (http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/index.cfm/rights/europeanCharter) and the Code of Conduct for Recruitment (http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/index.cfm/rights/codeOfConduct) and will ensure a transparent, open, equal and internationally accepted recruitment process, with special care for gender issues.

ANIMATAS will encourage female applications and aims to recruit at least 50% woman researchers.

 

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • Eligible candidates must be in the first 4 years of their research career, and have not yet been awarded a doctorate degree.
  • Eligible candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity in the country of his host institution for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to his/her recruitment under the project (compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account).
  • Eligible candidates can be of any nationality.

 

Requirements:

To apply, candidates must submit their CV, a letter of application, two letters of reference and academic credentials to the recruitment committee, Mohamed Chetouani (network coordinator), Ana Paiva and Arvid Kappas at contact-animatas@listes.upmc.fr and to the main supervisor of the research project of interest.

 

 

Deadline for applications:

Early deadline: October 22th, 2017

ANIMATAS recruitment committee is continuously reviewing applications

Deadline: November 22th, 2017

 

ESRs Individual Research Projects

ESR1 - Social context effects on expressive behaviour of embodied systems

Main host institution: JacobsUni

Supervisor: Arvid Kappas (JacobsUni), in association with Catherine Pelachaud (UPMC)

Secondment institutions: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), France

 

ESR2 - Modelling communicative behaviours for different roles of pedagogical agents

Main host institution: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)

Supervisor: Catherine Pelachaud (UPMC), in association with Arvid Kappas (JacobsUni),

Secondment institutions: JacobsUni & ICT 

 

ESR3 - Modelling trust in human-robot educational interactions

Main host institution: UU

Supervisor: Ginevra Castellano (UU), in association with Christopher Peters (KTH) and Arvid Kappas (JacobsUni)

Secondment institutions: JacobsUni, Furhat Robotics & UW-Madison

 

ESR4 - Synthesis of Multi-Modal Socially Intelligent Human-Robot Interaction

Main host institution: SBR

Supervisor: Amit Pandey (SBR), in association with Catherine Pelachaud, Mohamed Chetouani (UPMC) and Ana Paiva (INESC-ID)

Secondment institutions : INESC-ID, UPMC & UU

 

ESR5 - Socially compliant behaviour modelling for artificial systems and small groups of teachers and learners

Main host institution: KTH

Supervisor: Christopher Peters (KTH), in association with Mohamed Chetouani, Catherine Pelachaud (UPMC) and Chloé Clavel (IMT)

Secondment institution: IMT, UPMC & SBR

 

ESR6 - Teacher orchestration of child-robot interaction

Main host institution: EPFL

Supervisor: Pierre Dillenbourg (EPFL), in association with Ana Paiva (INESC-ID)

Secondment institution : INESC-ID

 

ESR7 - Which mutual-modelling mechanisms to optimize child-robot interaction

Main host institution: EPFL

Supervisor: Pierre Dillenbourg (EPFL), in association with Ginevra Castellano (UU) and Chloé Clavel (IMT)

Secondment institution : IMT & UU

 

ESR8 - Learning ethically appropriate robot behaviours

Main host institution: UU

Supervisor: Ginevra Castellano (UU), in association with Raja Chatila and Mohamed Chetouani (UPMC)

Secondment institution : UPMC & SBR

 

ESR9 - Learning from and about humans for robot task learning

Main host institution: UPMC

Supervisor: Mohamed Chetouani (UPMC), in association with Amit Pandey (SBR)

Secondment institution: SBR

 

ESR10 - Let’s Learn by Collaborating with Robots

Main host institution: INESC-ID

Supervisor: Francisco Melo (INESC-ID) and Ana Paiva (INESC-ID) in association with Mohamed Chetouani (UPMC) and Catherine Pelachaud (UPMC) and Chloé Clavel (IMT)

Secondment institution: IMT, IDMind & UPMC 

 

ESR11 - Disfluencies and teaching strategies in social interactions between a pedagogical agent and a student

Main host institution: IMT

Supervisor: Chloé Clavel (IMT), in association with Catherine Pelachaud (UPMC)

Secondment institution: UPMC & JacobsUni

 

ESR12 - Automatic assessment of engagement during multi-party interactions

Main host institution: EPFL

Supervisor: Pierre Dillenbourg (EPFL) in association with Mohamed Chetouani (UPMC) and Ginevra Castellano (UU)

Secondment institution: UPMC, UU & IR

 

ESR13 - Automatic synthesis and instantiation of proactive behaviour by robot during human robot interaction: going beyond just being active or reactive

Main host institution: SBR

Supervisor: Amit Pandey (SBR), in association with Mohamed Chetouani (UPMC)

Secondment institution: UPMC & UU

 

ESR14 - Socio-affective effects on the degree of human-robot cooperation

Main host institution: INESC-ID

Supervisor: Ana Paiva (INESC-ID), in association with Catherine Pelachaud (UPMC) and Pierre Dillenbourg (EPFL)

Secondment institution: UPMC & EPFL

 

ESR15 - Adaptive self-other similarity in facial appearance and behaviour for facilitating cooperation between humans and artificial systems

Main host institution: KTH

Supervisor: Christopher Peters (KTH), in association with Ginevra Castellano (UU) and Arvid Kappas (JacobsUni) and Mohamed Chetouani (UPMC)

Secondment institution: JacobsUni, UPMC & UW-Madison

 


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