Junior University Researcher (RTD-Junior) in Safety in physical Human-Robot Interaction Free University of Bolzano Italy

Full-time post as Junior University Researcher (RTD-Junior) in the field of "Safety in
physical human-robot interaction", Free University of Bolzano

The Free University of Bolzano, Faculty Science and Technology invites national and international
applicants to apply for a full-time post as Junior University Researcher (RTD-Junior) in the field
of "Safety in physical human-robot interaction". The position is announced in the disciplinaryscientific sector ING-INF/04 (Systems and control engineering) and the competition sector 09/G1
(Systems and control engineering.

Description of activity:

Robots that closely and physically interact and collaborate with humans have enormous potential
to boost economic productivity, product diversity and personalization, to advance health and
wellbeing for independent living, and to manage physical rehabilitation. These services, however,
rely on developing new methods for human safety - specifically when looking at the continuous
physical coupling of human and robot(s), either direct or through an object. Thus, new control
methods to enhance human safety should be developed that go beyond the current paradigm of
impact-related injury reduction and intrinsically safe robots and enable robotic systems to operate
safely in close and continuous physical interaction with humans.

Further information:

More details about the open position can be found in this document:
https://webservices.scientificnet.org/rest/uisdata/api/v1/tenders/attachments/43164
(please scroll down to position 2 in the disciplinary sector ING-INF/04):
Duration of the contract: 3 years
Gross annual renumeration: Euro 42.000
Deadline for applications: Within 30 days following the publication of this announcement in
"Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica". Please see https://www.unibz.it/en/home/positioncalls/positions-for-academic-staff/4264-automatica-prof-peer?group=16 for an actual date.

Application procedure:

Applications should be submitted following instructions in articles 3,4,5 of this document
https://webservices.scientificnet.org/rest/uisdata/api/v1/tenders/attachments/43164 either

• via post to:
Free University of Bozen – Bolzano
Personnel Office Academic Staff
Piazza Università, 1 – C. P. 276
39100 Bozen-Bolzano
• via certified email (PEC) to: personnel_academic@pec.unibz.it (please note that
submission via normal email address (not certified) is not considered a valid application)

Contact person:

For more information about the position please contact: Angelika Peer (angelika.peer@unibz.it)


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