[robotics-worldwide] Post-Doc position in bio-robotics at Univ. of Verona, Italy

Paolo Fiorini paolo.fiorini at univr.it
Tue Mar 10 03:01:29 PDT 2009


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Job: Postdoc position at the University of Verona, Italy
Duration: 1 years, renewable (by mutual consent) up to 3 years
Topics: Signal processing, robotics, and control

Language requirement: English

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The  Robotics Laboratory Altair at the  University of  Verona
(http://metropolis.sci.univr.it) is seeking  applicants  for a
postdoctoral position. The bulk of the research to be carried
out will be in the context of the EU FP7 project FILOSE
(http://www.biorobotics.ttu.ee/tikiwiki_filose/tiki-index.php),
and is concerned with studying robotic fish sensing and locomotion.
The project aims at developing basic knowledge and
technical validation of the interaction between the fish
lateral line sensing and its muscular structure.

Candidates must have a strong research record and a solid
background in signal processing and filtering. The task will
be to analyze the data generated by the artificial lateral line,
to identify the hydrodynamic environment, and to control
the navigation behavior of the robotic fish. Experience
with control systems, robotics, and identification is highly
desirable.

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How to apply
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Please send your CV and letters of recommendation to
Paolo Fiorini (paolo.fiorini at univr.it), and to
Maarja Kruusmaa (maarja.kruusmaa at biorobotics.ttu.ee).
If  you have  any  questions related  to the  position, please
don't hesitate to contact prof. Fiorini by e-mail.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in an
academic career and in professional growth.  By working in this
project, you will be exposed to robotics applications related to
biology, microtechnology, mechatronics and control. Postdoc
salaries at UNIVR are competitive, and Verona is a great city to
live in. Knowledge of Italian is useful, but not necessary.


-- 
Prof. Paolo Fiorini,
Department of Computer Science, University of Verona
Ca' Vignal 2 - Strada Le Grazie 15,  37134 VERONA - Italy
Ph: +39 045 802 7963 -- Fax: +39 045 802 7068
http://www.sci.univr.it/~fiorini


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