Postdoctoral Researcher - Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics

School/Institution:Aalto University School, Finland, Helsinki

Discipline: Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics

Employment Type:Full-time

Posted:2020-05-06

Contact Person:If you wish to apply for this position, please specify that you saw it on AKATECH.tech

Postdoc in miniaturized robotics and micromanipulation at Robotic Instruments Group

Job Title: Postdoc in miniaturized robotics and micromanipulation at Robotic Instruments Group

Department: Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation

Institution: Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering, Helsinki, Finland

Job Categories

  • Post-Doc

Academic Fields

  • Robotics
  • Mechatronics
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
  • Engineering - Other

Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation is a part of Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering. The postdoc position on intelligent robotic instruments is opened for Robotic Instruments group (https://www.aalto.fi/department-of-electrical-engineering-and-automation/ro) at the department. The position is immediately available.

We are looking for a postdoc in miniaturized robotics and micromanipulation. The candidate is expected to conduct research in miniaturized robotics related to current activity of the group, e.g. acoustic manipulation, bio-micromanipulation, micro- and nano mechanical characterization, manipulation of soft matters and soft robotics.

The candidate will work in a highly international, dynamic, and pioneering research group, including multidisciplinary collaboration with researchers/professors in different departments of Aalto University as well as in other universities and internationally.

Requirements and details

As a successful applicant, you should be highly motivated in miniaturized robotics research and have a background in one or several of the related fields: robotics and automation, applied physics, automation software, machine learning, mechatronics, microfluidics, microsystems or related fields. Related experience of the research group’s active fields is appreciated.

We expect the applicant is eager to work on either or both mechatronics and/or software/algorithm aspects of miniaturized robotics and autonomous systems. The applicant is expected to be innovative, thinking out-of-box, multi-disciplinary, and hands-on. Experiences in physical modelling will be a plus.

The applicant should have or will soon have a doctoral degree. The actual research topic of the position will be specified based on the mutual interests of both the research group and the candidate. The candidate is also encouraged to structure the synergies and propose a meaningful topic in the cover letter.

The position is immediately available. The salary will be in the range of 3600-3800 Euro/month depending on merits.

Apply now

  • Please send your application as a single PDF file at earliest convenience or by Sunday May 24, 2020 through the recruitment system.
  • Application material should include (all documents in English):
  • Letter of motivation / research ideas (about 1 page, max. 2 pages)
  • CV and publication list
  • Degree certificate(s) and/or expected graduation date
  • Contact details of three referees

All applications should be submitted using the online application system of Aalto University. Email applications will not be considered.

Further information

For further information, please contact Professor Quan Zhou, quan.zhou@aalto.fi and in recruitment process related questions please contact HR Coordinator Jaana Hänninen, jaana.hanninen@aalto.fi.

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland.

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Professor Quan Zhou

Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation

Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering

Maarintie 8, Espoo, Helsinki, Finland

Email: firstname.lastname@aalto.fi

  • Postdoc in miniaturized robotics and micromanipulation at Robotic Instruments Group
  • Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
  • Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering
    Helsinki
    Finland
  • May 24, 2020
  • Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Robotics
    Mechatronics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Engineering - Other

Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation is a part of Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering. The postdoc position on intelligent robotic instruments is opened for Robotic Instruments group (https://www.aalto.fi/department-of-electrical-engineering-and-automation/ro…) at the department. The position is immediately available.

We are looking for a postdoc in miniaturized robotics and micromanipulation. The candidate is expected to conduct research in miniaturized robotics related to current activity of the group, e.g. acoustic manipulation, bio-micromanipulation, micro- and nano mechanical characterization, manipulation of soft matters and soft robotics. The candidate will work in a highly international, dynamic, and pioneering research group, including multidisciplinary collaboration with researchers/professors in different departments of Aalto University as well as in other universities and internationally.

Requirements and details

As a successful applicant, you should be highly motivated in miniaturized robotics research and have a background in one or several of the related fields: robotics and automation, applied physics, automation software, machine learning, mechatronics, microfluidics, microsystems or related fields. Related experience of the research group’s active fields is appreciated. We expect the applicant is eager to work on either or both mechatronics and/or software/algorithm aspects of miniaturized robotics and autonomous systems. The applicant is expected to be innovative, thinking out-of-box, multi-disciplinary, and hands-on. Experiences in physical modelling will be a plus.

The applicant should have or will soon have a doctoral degree. The actual research topic of the position will be specified based on the mutual interests of both the research group and the candidate. The candidate is also encouraged to structure the synergies and propose a meaningful topic in the cover letter.
The position is immediately available. The salary will be in the range of 3600-3800 Euro/month depending on merits.

Apply now

Please send your application as a single PDF file at earliest convenience or by Sunday May 24, 2020 through the recruitment system.
Application material should include (all documents in English):
Letter of motivation / research ideas (about 1 page, max. 2 pages)
CV and publication list
Degree certificate(s) and/or expected graduation date
Contact details of three referees
All applications should be submitted using the online application system of Aalto University. Email applications will not be considered.

Further information

For further information, please contact Professor Quan Zhou, quan.zhou@aalto.fi and in recruitment process related questions please contact HR Coordinator Jaana Hänninen, jaana.hanninen@aalto.fi.
Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland.

Contact Person: If you wish to apply for this position, please specify that you saw it on AKATECH.tech

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