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Postdoctoral position in 3D scene understanding from video and audio

CB 69954

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) was established by the Italian government with the objective of promoting technological development and higher education in science and technology. In this framework, IIT is implementing a detailed scientific program based on integration across fundamental research and application. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnologies.

The Visual Geometry and Modelling (VGM) Lab of the Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision department (PAVIS) is offering a Postdoc position.

This call aims at consolidating VGM expertise in dynamic scene understanding from audio and video signals.

The specific topics of research are related, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Large scale 3D reconstruction
  • Motion segmentation/clustering
  • Object detection and pose estimation in multiple views
  • Room geometry reconstruction from audio and video signals
  • Microphones and range sensors self-calibration

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Patent Professional

CB:69661

Per rafforzare la propria organizzazione, la Direzione Technology Transfer della Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia sta ricercando una figura esperta da inserire come Patent Professional.

Il profilo professionale prevede le seguenti attività:

  • analisi dei requisiti di brevettabilità delle invenzioni
  • ricerca documentale in letteratura scientifica e brevettuale
  • collaborazione con gli studi di consulenza in Proprietà Industriale per la predisposizione di domande di brevetto Italiane ed estere
  • collaborazione con gli studi di consulenza in Proprietà Industriale e con gli inventori per la definizione e implementazione di strategie di prosecuzione di domande di brevetto Italiane ed estere
  • predisposizione di opportune risposte alle comunicazioni ricevute dagli Uffici nazionali in sede di esame di domande di brevetto Italiane ed estere;

Requisiti:

  • laurea specialistica in Ingegneria dei materiali o Fisica;
  • fluente conoscenza della lingua inglese scritta e parlata, con particolare riferimento alla terminologia tecnico/scientifico;
  • ottime capacità organizzative;
  • proattività

Titoli di studio ed esperienze acquisite nel settore della Proprietà Industriale rappresenteranno titolo preferenziale.

La sede di lavoro è Genova.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2015 10:48

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Postdoctoral position in Nanomaterials for Energy-Related Applications

CB 67561

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT (www.iit.it) - was founded with the objective of promoting Italy’s technological development and further education in science and technology. In this framework, IIT is committed to achieving its scientific program, which sees a major inspirational principle in the integration between basic scientific research and the development of technical applications. Research projects cover scientific areas of high innovative content, representing the most advanced frontiers of modern technology, with wide application possibilities in various fields from medicine to industry, from computer science to robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnology.

We offer a post-doctoral position in Genova with competitive annual remuneration depending on the experience of the candidate.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a strong background in one of the following disciplines: chemistry, physics, materials science.

The candidate to this position will work in the field of nanomaterials for energy-related applications, with emphasis on photovoltaics and/or catalysis.  

In all cases, the candidate will also be involved in the development and characterization of materials as a first step.

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Researcher position for the development of mycelium-based fibrous polymeric substrates and materials

BC: 69878

Type of the Offer: Researcher

IIT invites qualified senior level applicants to submit their CV for a researcher position within the Smart Materials Group of the Nanophysics department in Genoa, Italy for the development of mycelium-based fibrous polymeric substrates and materials with tunable physicochemical properties.

Your profile: Eligible candidates should hold a PhD in Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Molecular biology, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science, with a minimum five-year experience in the research of fungi and mycelia and a well-established publication record in the field.

 Additional experience in polymeric composites development and chemical or structural characterization with techniques like UV-Vis, FT-IR, Raman, AFM, XRD, and XPS will be highly appreciated.

We are looking for a motivated scientist with novel and creative ideas, focused and determined.

Our Offer: 3-year contract. Salary and benefits will be in line with international standards.

Your application (deadline October 21, 2015): Applications, including detailed curriculum vitae, 5 representative publications and 3 pages of research statement should be submitted in PDF format to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it quoting “Researcher Biotechnologist Mycelia” in the subject line.

Candidates should also request 3 evaluation letters from international experts, who should send them directly in PDF format by October 21 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fondazione IIT was founded with the objective of promoting the country's technological development and further education in science and technology. In this sense, IIT’s scientific program is based in the combination of the basic scientific research with the development of technical applications, a major inspirational principle. The research areas cover scientific topics of high innovative content, which represent the most advanced frontiers of modern technology, with wide application possibilities in various fields ranging from medicine to industry, from computer science to robotics, life sciences, and nanobiotechnology.

Smart materials group possesses world class facilities and expertise in the areas of materials processing and development with emphasis to magnetic, conducting, natural nanocomposites, structural materials, wound healing and drug delivery materials, surface science, thermo/mechanical properties, laser spectroscopy. Close collaborations exist with industry, University departments, and other research centers in Italy and abroad.

In order to comply with the Italian law (art. 23 of Privacy Law of the Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/03), the candidate is kindly asked to give his/her consent to allow IIT to process his/her personal data. We inform you that the information you provide will be solely used for the purpose of assessing your professional profile to meet the requirements of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Your data will be processed by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genoa, Via Morego 30, acting as the Data Holder, using computer and paper-based means, observing the rules on the protection of personal data, including those relating to the security of data. Please also note that, pursuant to art.7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, you may exercise your rights at any time as a party concerned by contacting the Data Manager.

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

Job Opening for Senior Mechatronic/ Robotic Engineer

 CB: 71334

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.

The Humanoid & Human Centred Mechatronics Lab of the Department of Advanced Robotics at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) an English-language research Institute placed in Genoa, Italy, is seeking to full-time appoint a Senior Mechatronic/Robot design Engineer who will have a key research role in  the area of mechanical design and assembly of prototype robotic systems.  We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with excellent and well established record in designing, analysing and implementing robotics systems with highly customised sensing and actuation and clever, functional, and aesthetic implementations.

Specific responsibilities of the job would include the following:

  • Design and optimise 3D/2D models of robot parts and assemblies.
  • Interact with workshops and evaluate manufacturers and suppliers of nonstandard parts.
  • Generate detailed technical documentation for 3D/2D assembly and parts manufacturing.
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines (electronics, software) to ensure the successful design integration of other hardware components with the rest of the mechanical system.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2015 09:43

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