Fellow position on the development of rehabilitation robots - [ Fellow ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 27/01/2020 - Expires on: 10/03/2020

The Robotics Brain and Cognitive Sciences (RBCS) Research Line of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is looking for a highly motivated fellow to develop rehabilitation robots to help the functional recovery of people with neurological disorders. Specifically, the candidate will work on a project related to a robot for upper limb rehabilitation of the human wrist.

At the time of the application, the candidate should be about to receive a Master’s Degree in mechanical engineering or have already received it not more than 6 months before.

The successful candidate should also have:

  • Good skills in mechanical devices design, from simple to more complex ones, using 3D CAD software (PTC Creo is preferred); detailed 2D technical drawings and documentation preparation;
  • Good experience in check and assembly mechanical devices, perform functional tests, troubleshooting;
  • Confidence with multidisciplinary approach (interaction with research groups, other field designers, workshop and external suppliers).

Applications, containing a motivation letter, CV and names and contact of 2 referees should be sent via email to jobpost.78085@rbcs.iit.it quoting “Fellow position on the development of rehabilitation robots – BC: 78085” in the email subject.

Please apply before March 10, 2020.

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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Involved Research lines
Robotics Brain and Cognitive Sciences


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