Research Fellow in Physical Human Robot Collaboration and Exoskeleton Control - [ Fellow ]

Added on: 22/11/2019 - Expires on 07/12/2019

The Dynamic Interaction Control Research Line ( https://dic.iit.it/ ) at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) is seeking to appoint a research fellow on the topic of physical human robot collaboration and exoskeleton control.

The selected candidate will join the interdisciplinary team of the iCub ecosystem.

She/he will work  in the framework of European Project “Advancing Anticipatory Behaviors in Dyadic Human-Robot Collaboration – An.Dy” funded by the European Commission with Grant Agreement n. 731540 ( https://andy-project.eu/ ) and contribute to the joint laboratory between IIT and Honda Research Institute JP ( https://dic.iit.it/joint-labs/honda-research-institute-japan ).

Furthermore, he/she will design and implement control algorithms in the context of physical human-robot collaboration and exoskeleton control. For this, we are looking for a talented and enthusiastic fellow who will join our team to bring modern robotics control, perception planning techniques to real scenarios of human robot collaboration and exoskeleton control.

Required qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in robotics engineering, computer science, control engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, or related fields
  • Good communication skills and ability to cooperate
  • Creative, proactive and collaborative attitude
  • Proficient in English language (written and oral)

Desirable skills:

  • Experience with programming languages such as C/C++, Python or Matlab
  • Experience in control or motion planning of robots
  • Experience in linear and nonlinear control methods for mechanical systems

The successful candidate will be offered a salary commensurate to experience and skills.

Expected start date would be February 2020.

Please apply within December, 7th 2019, by sending your application to applications@iit.it quoting phrc-exo BC 77839 - 77840 in the e-mail subject. Your application shall contain a detailed CV, university transcripts, a motivation letter and contact information of two referees.

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