New 4-year PhD position at LUCS Robotics Lab

Published 22 September 2023
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Open call for a 4-year fully funded PhD position

The PhD position is situated within the WASP-HS-funded project Social Interaction with Autonomous Artefacts (PI: Dr. Valentina Fantasia), at LUCS, Department of Philosophy and Cognitive Science, Lund University.

Deadline for applications: 15th October 2023

The doctoral project will investigate the ecological, socio-cultural, and ethical aspects of embodied and situated social interactions between children and social robots, by combining knowledge and skills in psychology, social linguistics, cognitive science, and philosophy. The project is part of the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program – Humanities and Society (WASP-HS), financed by the Wallenberg Foundations.

Please go to for a detailed description of the project and how to apply.

Note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

For further information, please do not hesitate to write to: Valentina Fantasia.