The iCub team (https://www.iit.it/research/lines/icub) at Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is seeking a highly motivated and full-time Chief Technician to work on the mechanical design of mechatronic systems.
The selected candidate will join an interdisciplinary team and will have the opportunity to contribute to the conceptualization, design, CAD modeling, fabrication, installation and testing of mechatronic systems in projects related to the iCub robot.
Additionally, preference will be given to candidates with:
The successful candidate will exploit a solid foundation of established technologies within the iCub research line and will rely on our fully-equipped machine shop. This foundation consists of extensive know-how on the design and control of mechatronics systems, key enabling technologies in haptic feedback, actuation, sensing, embedded control, etc.
The successful candidate will be offered a highly competitive salary, which will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Expected start date could be September 1st, 2019.
Please apply by July 18th. 2019, by sending your application to email@example.com quoting exactly “BC77203–JobPost_Chief Technician-Mechanical Area_Metta” in the e-mail subject. Your application shall contain, as minimum requirements, a detailed CV, a letter outlining your motivation and contact information of two reference persons. As part of the application, we strongly suggest that you provide a link (unlisted or public) to a YouTube video of you talking about one of your mechanical designs. This video should be 1 minute in length (+/- 15 seconds) and should highlight your design as well as show your communication skills.
Please note that this position is pending budget approval
The Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (http://www.iit.it) is a non-profit institution created with the objective of promoting technological development and higher education in science and technology. Research at IIT is carried out in highly innovative scientific fields with state-of-the-art technology.
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.
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