The Dynamic Interaction Control Research Line (https://dic.iit.it/) at Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, is seeking a highly motivated fellow to work on the mechanical design of mechatronic systems.
The selected candidate will join an interdisciplinary team and will have the opportunity to contribute to the conceptualization, design, CAD modeling, fabrication, installation and testing of mechatronic systems in projects related to the iCub robot and to pneumatic systems.
The candidate should be able to demonstrate:
Further desirable but not necessary skills include:
The successful candidate will exploit a solid foundation of established technologies within the iCub Research Line and will rely on our fully-equipped machine shop. This foundation consists of extensive know-how on the design and control of mechatronics systems, key enabling technologies in haptic feedback, actuation, sensing, embedded control, etc..
The successful candidate will be offered a highly competitive salary, which will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please apply by August 31st. 2019, by sending your application to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting exactly “BC76563 – JP22 – Fellow position in Mechanical Design - DP” in the e-mail subject. Your application shall contain, as minimum requirements, a detailed CV, a letter outlining your motivation and name and contacts of 2 referees. As part of the application, we strongly suggest that you provide a link (unlisted or public) to a YouTube video of you talking about one of your mechanical designs. This video should be 1 minute in length (+/- 15 seconds) and should highlight your design as well as show your communication skills.
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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.
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