The Dynamic Legged Systems Lab (DLS Lab) at the Department of Advanced Robotics (ADVR) at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), (http://www.iit.it/en/advr-labs/dynamic-legged-systems.html), an English-speaking research Institute, is looking for a full-time postdoctoral research fellow to work in the area of software for the control of robots with arms and legs.
The DLS Lab is known for doing cutting-edge research in the area of high-performance robots with legs. The Lab’s main research platform is the hydraulic robot HyQ (http://www.iit.it/hyq), one of the world’s top performing quadruped robots.
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing software in the area of embedded systems, communication and networking as well as higher level applications such as graphical interfaces to advance the locomotion control framework of the lab’s robots.
The successful candidate should have:
Further desirable but not strictly required skills include:
The salary will be commensurate on qualifications and experience and will include additional health benefits.
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