[robotics-worldwide] PhD Position Opening at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

Netta Gurari netta.gurari at iit.it
Mon Aug 6 04:09:55 PDT 2012


I would like to advertise the opening of a PhD position in the Robotics, 
Brain, and Cognitive Sciences Department (RBCS) at the Istituto Italiano 
di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology) to work on the 
development of a novel tactile feedback device for enhancing stroke 
rehabilitation.  The PhD candidate will work directly with an 
interdisciplinary team of researchers - Dr Alberto Ansaldo, Dr. Michela 
Bassolino, and Dr. Netta Gurari.  IIT is an English-language based 
research center located in Genoa, Italy with state-of-the-art 
laboratories and international collaborations in the field of robotics, 
neuroscience, cognitive systems, and nanotechnologies.



The project is strongly interdisciplinary, using skills from the 
following fields: materials science, electrical engineering, mechanical 
engineering, and experimental psychology.  Specific requirements of the 
PhD candidate include:

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    Masters degree in engineering, physics, chemistry, or related
    disciplines

  *

    Programming skills (e.g., C/C++)

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    Good written and oral communication skills in English

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    Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team

  *

    An excitement for a career in conducting scientific research


All of the information regarding this call and the application 
procedures can be found at:

http://www.iit.it/en/openings/phd-calls/1595-phd-school-in-life-and-humanoid-technologies.html

The advertisement for this theme can be found in Annex A-4 of the call 
under Theme 1-31:

http://www.studenti.unige.it/postlaurea/dottorati/xxviiiciclo/IITen

Please note that when applying you will be required to prepare and 
upload your documents here:

http://www.studenti.unige.it/postlaurea/dottorati/xxviiiciclo/IITen

by SEPTEMBER 21, 2012 AT 12PM CET. If you have question about the 
application process, please contact Mrs. Anastasia Bruzzone 
(anastasia.bruzzone at iit.it <mailto:anastasia.bruzzone at iit.it>) who is 
responsible for the administrative procedures. For further details 
concerning the research project, please contact Dr. Netta Gurari at 
netta.gurari at iit.it <mailto:netta.gurari at iit.it>.


-- 
Netta Gurari, Ph.D.
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
Robotics, Brain & Cognitive Sciences Department
http://www.nettagurari.com



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