The Artificial Physiology Lab at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, an English-language research Institute, is seeking to appoint a highly motivated full-time Electronic Engineer (fixed term contract) who will have a leading research role in developing electronic devices.
The selected candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team (consisting of experts in engineering, robotics and medicine) that aims to design/control exoskeletal and prosthetic robotic devices. In particular, the candidate will be part of a project on “Miniaturized sEmg for Lifting Activities” (INAIL2_MELA) in partnership with INAIL (“Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro” – National Institute for Insurance against Accident at Work - CUP J52F17001230001.
This project is a technological challenge in which IIT and an internationally recognized clinical partner (INAIL) will share resources, competencies and motivation to achieve excellent results transferable to the medical field.
We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Electronic Engineer with a well established record in design and development of electronic boards for customised sensing. Experience in the design of electronic boards for biosignals will be an asset.
The ideal candidates should possess an Electronic Engineering degree and be able to demonstrate proficiency in hardware design and testing with a proven portfolio of practical designs and excellent hands-on practical skills.
The successful candidates should have at least 3 years of experience in electronic design, testing and debugging. A good working knowledge of PCB development tools:
Microprocessors programming and familiarity programming using UART, SPI, ADC, ISR, Timers.
Experience in debugging boards and electronic systems (wiring, use of oscilloscopes, multimeter, solder station etc.). Working knowledge of analogue signal conditioning for instrumentation (strain gauges, piezo devices, accelerometers, gyros etc.).
Familiarity with European Directives relevant to electrical, electronic and medical devices conformity (EMC, machine, low voltage and medical devices directives), and international (ISO, IEC) and/or Italian standards (CEI, UNI) will be advantageous.
Proactive attitude and results-oriented mindset. Good interpersonal and communications skills and willingness to integrate in an international research team. A good knowledge of English or ability to attain this is desirable.
Please send a detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30, 2017 stating “Senior Electronic Eng Torino” in the subject of the e-mail.
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