Robotics Team Leader - [ Technical ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 20/02/2019 - Expires on: 15/09/2019

The Rehab Technologies Lab at IIT ( ) is seeking to appoint a full-time Robotics Team Leader.

The projects will be a technological challenge in which IIT and an internationally recognized clinical partner will share resources, competencies and motivation to achieve excellent results transferable to the medical field.

The selected candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team (consisting of experts in engineering, robotics and medicine) that aims to design exoskeletal and prosthetic robotic devices.

We are looking for highly motivated, outstanding R&D candidates with a relevant Masters Degree and/or PhD, with experience in the coordination of technical resources in an R&D environment. They must have a solid background in mechatronics and/or robotics with experience in research or a PhD in Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent, and an excellent track record of mechatronic designs and/or control implementations.

Proficiency in project management, as well as deep knowledge of mechatronic systems analysis and physical system modeling, are essential.

Experience in the management, design and/or control in one of the following areas will be considered an asset:

  • Exoskeleton, assistive, or wearable robotic devices
  • Work/academic experience in the clinical environment and with medical devices in a real world scenario
  • Rehabilitation/Haptic devices and tactile/force sensing technologies
  • Compliant robots and innovative actuation systems
  • Articulated legged systems
  • Robotic articulated arms

The position will be offered with a fix term contract.

A competitive salary, dependent on experience, will be offered

Interested applicants should submit in electronic form their CV outlining experience and qualifications, to quoting “Robotics Team Leader CB 74886” in the email subject.

Deadline: September 15, 2019

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), 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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Rehab Technologies - INAIL-IIT lab


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