The (CMBR), a Network Center of IIT based in Pontedera, Pisa, is opening a Postdoctoral position in Bioinspired Soft Robotics Research Line in the context of the Regione Toscana POR-
FESR 2014-2020 action Smart Machines for Agricultural Solutions Hightech SMASH , CUP J56C18000340002, funded by Regione Toscana .
The major objective is to investigate robotics solutions merging soft materials with bioinspired approaches. The final aim is to achieve self-
growing, smartly actuated robots with sensing capabilities drawing inspiration from plants that are used as a design guideline in terms of materials, structure and function (a widely addressed topics at the Center).
We are looking for a scientist with experience in the following areas :
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Biorobotics, Robotics, Biomechanics or a related field and a proven track record of high quality publications.
The successful candidate should be able to :
The successful candidate will be offered a contract with a highly competitive salary that will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Proficiency in written / spoken English is mandatory.
Applications, assembled as a single PDF file, shall include :
Interested should email their application both to emma.cappelleri iit.it and to applications iit.it quoting Post Doc in Plant-
inspired robotics for agriculture CB 75575 .
Please apply by July 15, 2018.
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