Fellowship position as Software developer - [ Fellow ]

Workplace: Torino, IIT@Polito
Added on: 31/03/2020 - Expires on: 14/05/2020

The Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is seeking to appoint a skilled and enthusiastic fellow in the field of Artificial Intelligence within the Advanced Materials for Sustainable Future Technologies Research Line. The selected candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team developing medical sensors in the area of physiological monitoring, human-machine interface and rehabilitation engineering.

The research activities will be carried out within the Artificial Physiology Lab: our laboratory deals with human-machine interfaces, developing sensors and advanced algorithms in the context of prosthetics, neuro-muscular rehabilitation, industry 4.0, wellness and sport. The Lab is involved in projects with clinical partners sharing resources, competencies and motivation to achieve excellent results transferable to the medical field.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  1. working on the back-end and integrating it with a front end for collecting sensor data
  2. Studying and implementing a system to process, elaborate and analyze biomechanical and electrophysiological data using machine learning.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate interested in Biomedical/Computer/Electrical Engineering or related disciplines. The ideal candidate should have:

  • experience in Python, C#, Java, PostgreSQL, Git and GUI development
  • knowledge of Machine learning
  • pro-active mindset and result oriented attitude
  • proficiency in English

The selected candidate will be part of a project in the industry 4.0 field (HOME - Hierarchical Open Manufacturing Europe – funded by the Regione Piemonte with Grant POR-FESR Piemonte 2014/2020 “Fabbrica Intelligente” - project code 319-50 EPNZ006801 and REHOME – “Soluzioni ICT per la tele-riabilitazione di disabilità cognitive e motorie originate da patologie neurologiche” funded by the Regione Piemonte with Grant POR-FESR Piemonte 2014/2020 “Salute e benessere”  project code 320-37 EPNZ008901), dealing with movement detection and reconstruction to improve the physical health and wellness of workers.

Workplace: Torino

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Expected starting date could be June 2020 or soon after

To apply (deadline is May 14, 2020) please send a cover letter outlining experience and qualifications for the post, CV and name and contacts of 2 referees to sara.perrucci@iit.it and applications@iit.it quoting “Fellow position Artificial Physiology BC 78251” in the subject line.

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.

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

Please note that the data that you provide will be used exclusively for the purpose of professional profiles’ evaluation and selection, and in order to meet the requirements of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Your data will be processed by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, based in Genoa, Via Morego 30, acting as Data Controller, in compliance with the rules on protection of personal data, including those related to data security. Please also note that, pursuant to articles 15 et. seq. of European Regulation no. 679/2016 (General Data Protection Regulation), you may exercise your rights at any time by contacting the Data Protection Officer (phone +39 010 71781 - email: dpo[at]iit.it)”.


Sara Perrucci
Involved Research lines
Advanced Materials for Sustainable Future Technologies


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