[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Exoskeletons @ KoreaTech

Igor Gaponov gaponov.igor at gmail.com
Sun Aug 27 18:27:45 PDT 2017

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
KoreaTech, School of Mechanical Engineering
Location: Cheonan, South Korea
Hours: Full Time

The BioRobotics Laboratory at KoreaTech is seeking to fill a fully-funded
postdoc position, which will be primarily focues on design, implementation
and experimental verification of soft exoskeletons/assistive devices. The
ultimate goal of this project is to design a fully portable whole body
assistance system for hospital and home-centered rehabilitation, as well as
for ADL assistance. You will be also affiliated with a newly founded
startup company BioRob at KoreaTech(https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.bio-2Drob.com_&d=DwIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=W7bCPbZ__m77uaNL37XK169tCC3_qWQxdeK6VAhiEPk&s=YGVUFclH5ZU7DD41uoZoEF0ovFo-ZxECxlggqAFeu3E&e=). In addition,
thesuccessful candidate will also have a chance to collaborate on other
ongoing projects such as design of novel actuators and medical robots based
on twisted string actuators.

The eligible applicants should hold a PhD degree in Mechanical, Electrical,
Computer Engineering or related fields and have experience in one or
several of the following areas:
- exoskeleton design and evaluation,
- rehabilitation or medical robotics,
- wearable robotics,
- development and implementation of tendon- and cable-driven systems,
- hardware data acquisition and processing,
- control system design,
- human sensing,
- CAD design and 3D-printing.

The position is initially offered at a one-year basis and is renewable for
a further 2 years, provided positive reviews.

Review of applications will begin immediately and applicants are encouraged
to apply before September 1st, 2017 to receive full consideration and for
early initiation of visa issuance process. The position will remain open
until filled. Expected start date is October 1st, 2017 but an earlier
starting date can be discussed if required.

Interested applicants should submit their CV outlining their experience and
qualifications, list of publications, a statement of research, and the
names of three references to Jee-Hwan Ryu(jhryu at koreatech.ac.kr).

If you have any questions regarding project details, salary, working
environment, or any other matters about this position, please contact Dr.
Igor Gaponov at igor at koreatech.ac.kr

Thank you,

*Igor Gaponov, Ph. D.*
*Assistant Professor*
School of Mechanical Engineering
*KoreaTech *(Korea University of Technology and Education)
G306, Engineering Building 1
1600 Chungjeolno, Byeongchunmyun,
Cheonan, Chungnam, Rep. of Korea
T +82-41-560-1150

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