Fellow position in the field of wearable technologies - [ Fellow ]

Workplace: Torino, IIT@Polito
Added on: 20/09/2019 - Expires on: 13/10/2019

The Artificial Physiology Lab within the Centre for Sustainable Future Technologies of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Turin is looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Fellow to work in the field of wearable technologies for movement analysis in wellness applications.

The Artificial Physiology Lab deals with human-machine interfaces, developing sensors and advanced algorithms in the context of prosthetics, neuro-muscular rehabilitation, industry 4.0, wellness and sport. The Lab is involved in projects where clinical and industrial partners share resources, competencies and motivation to achieve excellent results.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering or related disciplines.

The selected candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team developing sensors for physiological monitoring, human-machine interface and rehabilitation engineering. In particular, the candidate will be part of a project in the industry 4.0 field (HOME - Hierarchical Open Manufacturing Europe – funded by the Regione Piemonte with Grant POR-FESR Piemonte 2014/2020 “Fabbrica Intelligente” - project code 319-50; EPNZ006801), dealing with movement detection and reconstruction to improve the physical health and wellness of workers.

The ideal candidate should have excellent applied practical skills and:

  • competencies in programming;
  • good communication skills and ability/willingness to integrate within a multidisciplinary international research group;
  • pro-active mindset and result oriented attitude;
  • a working knowledge of English language.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  1. integrating the back-end and the front-end;
  2. working on new signal processing tools for the analysis of biomechanical and electrophysiological data;
  3. data visualization and analysis.

To apply, please send your CV, publication list, cover letter and name and contacts of two referees to paolo.ariano@iit.it, using “Fellow position HOME - CB 77479” as subject of the mail. Please apply before 13.10.2019.

IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova and a network of 10 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide with an international staff of about 1100 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, material science, robotics, life sciences and nano-biotechnologies.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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Involved Research lines
Advanced Materials for Sustainable Future Technologies


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