We are looking for motivated candidates with a background in mechanical engineering, material engineering, manufacturing, robotics, mechatronics, or a related area (or equivalent experience). Strong knowledge of experimental implementation of soft-matter devices is an advantage. The successful candidate will join the Bioinspired Soft Robotics (BSR; (https://bsr.iit.it/)) Research Line at IIT, which offers a uniquely collaborative scientific research environment and outstanding research facilities.
The job task will include design and fabrication of bioinspired soft robots and growing robots. The position includes theoretical and hands-on research, collaborations with Post Docs, PhDs and MSc students, preparation of scientific publications and contribution to new grant proposals. The candidate must be capable to collaborate with a large, international and multidisciplinary team. Highly competitive salary will be offered to successful candidates.