The Dynamic Legged Systems Lab (DLS Lab, dls.iit.it ) at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) is looking for a full-time senior mechanical design engineer (fixed term contract) with proven experience in CAD, structural analysis and testing.
The successful candidate will have a leading role in the various mechanical and mechatronics design aspects regarding new versions of autonomous, all-terrain legged robots. In addition, the candidate will be involved in the maintenance and upgrades of existing robots. Furthermore, he/she will provide general mechanical and mechatronics engineering support for the different projects within the DLS Lab.
The successful candidate should have:
Further desirable but not necessary skills include:
The salary will depend on qualifications and experience and will include additional health benefits.
To apply please send electronically your detailed CV, design portfolio, university transcripts and cover letter outlining motivation, experience and qualifications for the post to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org by August 15, 2019 stating “DLSLab Mech Eng 74344” in the subject of the e-mail.
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