Postdoctoral Position in Machine Learning For Wearable Devices
Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Postdoctoral position in Machine Learning for wearable devices - (2000005D)
The Advanced Robotics Research Line at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is seeking to appoint a highly motivated post-doc who will have a leading research role in development of machine learning algorithms.
The selected candidate will join an interdisciplinary team and have the opportunity to pursue research within the “Sistemi Cibernetici Collaborativi – Cadute dall'Alto” in partnership with INAIL (“Istituto Nazionale per l'Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro” – Italian Worker's Compensation Authority).
This project aims at the development of systems for the prevention and protection of workers against falling from heights. The project will be developed within an inter-disciplinary group, with experts in mechatronics, electronics, bioengineering and ergonomics.
We are looking for a highly motivated, outstanding scientist with a PhD in Computer Science, Robotics, Engineering, or other related fields, and an excellent, well established publication record in the area of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
The work will mainly focus on the development of fall detection systems, including, but not limited to, data collection and analysis, sensors and ML algorithms development and implementation.
Proficiency in programming, software and sensors with a proven portfolio of ML algorithms implementation, excellent hands-on practical skills and strong competences in wearable systems are essential.
Experience in the area of wearable robotics and sensors will be a relevant plus.
- PhD degree in computer science, engineering, robotics, or related fields;
- Excellent publication record in machine learning;
- Experience in embedded systems and sensors;
- Strong interest in wearable devices;
- Creative and proactive attitude;
- Strong communication and English language skills (written and oral);
- Strong team player.
IIT is an English language Institute and international applications are strongly encouraged.
The successful candidate will be offered a contract until the end of the project, 31st December 2023 with a highly competitive salary which will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Expected start date could be March 2021 or as soon as possible.
The position is pending Grant final signature
Applications, including detailed Curriculum Vitae and name and contacts of 2 referees, must be submitted through the online form.Only complete applications will be evaluated.
Deadline: January 31st, 2021