[robotics-worldwide] Full Professorship in Biomechanics in TUT Center for Biorobotics
maarja at biorobotics.ttu.ee
Mon Nov 1 02:08:42 PDT 2010
Tallinn University of Technology Center for Biorobotics invites applications from outstanding scientist for a fulltime faculty position of
Full Professorship in Biomechanics
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 Biorobotics.
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 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 at biorobotics.ttu.ee and www.biorobotics.ttu.ee
Tallinn University of Technology
Center for Biorobotics
phone: (+372)51 83074
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