[robotics-worldwide] TUT Center for Biorobotics position opening: full Professorship in Biomechanics

Maarja Kruusmaa maarja.kruusmaa at biorobotics.ttu.ee
Mon May 10 23:41:10 PDT 2010

Tallinn University of Technology Center for Biorobotics
www.biorobotics.ttu.ee invites applications from outstanding scientist for
two fulltime faculty position of

Areas of interest: biomechanics, biolocomotion, soft body modelling and
deformation registration, artificial muscle mechanical modelling and
control, mechanical design of bio-inspired devices, bio-inspired control,
learning and adaptation, locomotion in fluids, experimental and
computational fluid mechanics in the context of biolocomotion and any other
areas related or complementary to the research in TUT Center for

Duties: General responsibility for research and research education, teaching
and supervision at graduate and postgraduate level and teaching at advanced
and basic level. Participation in leadership and administrative roles of
laboratory projects involving responsibility for budgets and personnel may
be relevant. Demonstrated ability to attract external grants will be
expected. Previous experience gained from research in industry or the public
sector will be particularly relevant. The applicant should be able to
demonstrate good leadership skills and high capability of cooperation.

Research environment: TUT Center for Biorobotics is a recently established
rapidly growing multidisciplinary research center involved in several
international research projects. It is well equipped for theoretical and
experimental work in robotics, mechanics, control, fluid dynamics, CFD and
parallel computing. We value free academic spirit, novel ideas on the
borderline of science and technology, teamwork and cooperation over various
disciplines. Estonia is an EU member state with a rapid growth, modern
infrastructure and thin bureaucracy.

More information: maarja.kruusmaa ätt biorobotics.ttu.ee

Application procedure:
The application shall be written in English and include the following items:

Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Description of the applicant's research and pedagogical qualifications, as
well as other qualifications Complete list of publications Two reference
persons who can be contacted (describe association with them and give their
contact addresses) Copies of the applicant's best scientific publications
(not more than 10) Copies of a maximum of 10 other publications (such as
pedagogy, and popular science) in support of pedagogical and other merits
Plans for future work, both scientific and educational, if appointed Any
other relevant documents

Applications should be sent by June 30, 2010 to: Maarja Kruusmaa, Tallinn
University of Technology, Center for Biorobotics, Akadeemia tee 15A, 12618
Tallinn, Estonia.
maarja ätt biorobotics.ttu.ee.

Maarja Kruusmaa
Prof. Biorobotics
Tallinn University of Technology
Center for Biorobotics


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Maarja Kruusmaa
Biorobootika professor
Tallinna Tehnikaülikool Biorobootika Keskus


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