Lakeside Labs is a non-profit organization for scientific research and further development of self-organizing networked systems based in Klagenfurt, Austria, Europe. Our goal is to apply and improve methods of self-organization in the fields of IoT, robotics, production, and transportation.

Lakeside Labs is located at the Lakeside Science & Technology Park, adjacent to the university campus and international IT companies. We offer a nice working atmosphere in beautiful southern Austria close to the Lake Wörthersee – a place where others come for vacation. We are committed to work-leisure-balance and gender equality. Business language is English.

We have the following job openings:

Senior Researcher in Mobile Robot Systems

We are searching for a senior researcher to drive the development and integration of concepts of self-organization and swarming within European or national funded projects with different applications to cyber-physical systems and swarm robotics. This comprises research in the field of distributed swarm algorithms as well as the integration of distributed intelligence. On top of this, you will acquire research projects with industry and other research institutions.

The candidate is expected to have a doctoral degree in engineering, computer science, applied mathematics, physics, or complex systems.

Experience in some of the following fields is mandatory:

  • Robotics
  • Distributed algorithms, swarm algorithms, agent-based modeling
  • Networks and communications
  • Good knowledge of C/C++ and/or Python programming
  • Experience in working in international teams
  • Very good English language skills

Experience in some of the following fields is welcome:

  • ROS, simulation tools (e.g. MESA, Gazebo, Netlogo)
  • Proposal writing for funding projects on national and EU level
  • German language skills

The contract will be based on a permanent-term employment (40h/week) with a gross salary depending on job experience and qualification. Lakeside Labs GmbH is committed to increasing the number of female scientific staff and specifically asks female researchers to apply for this job.

Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, academic certificates and courses with grades, list of publications, and contact details of two references. Please submit your documents as a single PDF file to Selected candidates will be invited for personal interviews.