[robotics-worldwide] Ph.D. student on bipedal robotics in Spain

Arturo Forner Cordero aforner at iai.csic.es
Fri Sep 5 06:16:22 PDT 2008


Dear moderator
Some people mentioned that this posting was distributed during the holiday
period in Europe
Would you be so kind to re-distribute this announcement for a PhD position
in Spain?


 A Ph.D. studentship is available in the Bioengineering Group of the Consejo
Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spanish National Research Council)
to work in an exciting European project to improve the stability of bipedal
robots and lower-limb exoskeletons. 
We are searching for an outstanding PhD candidate to perform research in the
context of the European project ESBiRRo. 
http://www.iai.csic.es/users/esbirro/
Please, forward this call to any person who might be interested.
Note that, due to EU immigration rules, it is required to obtain a
work/student visa for non-EU citizens.

The skills required:

Scientific skills / Background:
     - Control Engineering
     - Mechanics
     - Electronics
     - Interest on Biological Systems and bioengineering
     - Multidisciplinary research

Technical skills / Capabilities:
     - Experience/Education in mechanical design (ProEngineer, CATIA or
ADAMS)
     - Experience/Educatin to program in C, C++

Important skills:
     - Ability to communicate ideas and writing skills in English
     - Knowledge of Spanish will be positively considered          
     - Ability to work in a team
     - Educational/Working experience in other countries will be positively
evaluated.

Application procedure:

Interested applicants should send their CV by e-mail to:

A. Forner-Cordero, aforner at iai.csic.es and J.L. Pons, jlpons at iai.csic.es

Best regards

A. Forner-Cordero, PhD

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Arturo FORNER-CORDERO, PhD
Bioingeniería / Bioengineering. Instituto de Automática Industrial
(IAI-CSIC) Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas / Nat. Research
Council of Spain Ctra de Campo Real km. 0,2. 28500 Arganda del Rey (Madrid)
España
Tel: +34 91 871 19 00 :: Fax: +34 91 871 70 50
http://www.iai.csic.es/users/gb/
http://www.iai.csic.es/users/afornercordero/
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