Fellow position on Mobile Manipulation - [ Fellow ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 20/10/2019 - Expires on: 30/11/2019

The Humanoid Sensing and Perception Research Line (http://www.iit.it/humanoid-sensing-and-perception) at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) is seeking to appoint a Fellow in the area of robot navigation and object grasping.

This position is partially supported by the project SCOPE, which is funded by the Horizon 2020 EU project RobMoSys Grant Agreement 732410 through its second open call.

The selected candidate will work in close interaction with researchers and software engineers to contribute to the development of software applications on the R1 robot, focusing in particular on software for navigation and object grasping. This position is funded by the H2020 project RobMoSys through the SCOPE Technical Project: the selected candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the RobMoSys software ecosystem and travel abroad to participate to technical and integration workshop.

The ideal candidate will have a Master degree in a relevant field and the following desirable skills:

  • Strong motivation to work with real robotic systems;
  • Knowledge of C++ and development tools (e.g. CMake and GIT);
  • Knowledge of Computer Vision and Robotics;
  • Familiarity with robotic middleware (e.g. YARP, ROS).

Please apply by November 30th 2019, by sending your application to applications@iit.it quoting exactly BC77676 – Fellow position on Mobile Manipulation in the e-mail subject. Your application shall contain a detailed CV, a research statement, and the contact information of at least one reference.

IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova and a network of 10 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide with an international staff of about 1100 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, material science, robotics, life sciences and nano-biotechnologies.

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

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Involved Research lines
Humanoid Sensing and Perception


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