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 mechanical design engineer (fixed term contract) with proven experience in CAD, structural analysis and testing.
The DLS Lab is known for its 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. HyQ2Max is the evolution of HyQ and currently undergoing stress-testing.
The successful candidate will have a key role in the mechanical design of new autonomous all-terrain legged robots. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for maintaining and upgrading existing robots. Furthermore, he/she will provide general mechanical engineering support for the different projects within the DLS Lab.
The successful candidate should have:
Further desirable but not mandatory skills include:
The salary will depend on qualifications and experience and will include additional health benefits.
To apply please send electronically your detailed CV, design portfolio, university transcripts and cover letter outlining motivation, experience and qualifications for the post to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by April 15, 2017 stating “DLSLab Mech Eng CB 73140” in the subject of the e-mail.
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