Software/Robotics Engineer opening in control of mobile manipulators - [ Technical ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 14/01/2020 - Expires on: 30/01/2020

The Human-Robot Interfaces and physical Interaction (HRI2) Research Line of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, is looking for a highly motivated and ambitious robotics engineer to develop software tools for loco-manipulation control of collaborative robots with a focus on aerospace manufacturing.

The HRI2 Lab is known for its cutting-edge research in the areas of mobile manipulation, human-robot interaction and collaboration, teleoperation, and assistive robotics. More information is available at

We are seeking for highly motivated candidates with at least a master degree in robotics, mechanical, or control engineering, or related fields (e.g., informatics and software engineering).

The successful candidate should also have:

  • Strong skills on C++ and Matlab
  • Proven experience with ROS
  • Confidence with version control tools (specifically git)
  • Good communication skills and ability/willingness to integrate within a multidisciplinary international research group
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English.

Salary will be commensurate to qualifications and experience and in line with international standards.

To apply please send electronically your detailed CV to  and  by January 30th 2020 stating “PD-CB 78060” in the subject of the e-mail.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genova, Italy, is a non-profit institution with the primary goal of creating and disseminating scientific knowledge and strengthening Italy’s technological competitiveness. The institute offers state-of-the-art equipment and a top-level interdisciplinary research environment focused on robotics and computer vision, neuroscience, drug discovery, nanoscience and technology.

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

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Arash Ajoudani
Involved Research lines
Human-Robot Interfaces and Physical Interaction


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