First research engineer in robotics and artificial intelligence
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Research assistant
Work model On location
Application due date 15 August 2024
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Luleå University of Technology is in strong growth with world-leading competence in several research areas. We shape the future through innovative education and ground-breaking research results, and based on the Arctic region, we create global social benefit. Our scientific and artistic research and education are conducted in close collaboration with international, national and regional companies, public actors and leading universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,840 employees and 17,670 students. In the coming years, multi-billion sums will be invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten in large projects aimed at a more sustainable society nationally as well as globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these highly topical research projects and the social transformation that follows. We have a wide range of training to match the skills that are in demand. We hope you will help us build the sustainable companies and communities of the future. The Robotics and AI group at Luleå University of Technology is looking for a new senior research engineer with a focus on hardware development for autonomous robots. In addition, you will assist in hardware integration and testing within national and European Union research projects. Project description You will be part of a distinguished team and collaborate with a group of highly diverse people working in robotics and artificial intelligence. Job duties 1. Electrical engineering a. As an electrical engineer, you will design and build new electrical solutions, including electrical schematics, PCB design and hands-on work with electrical circuits. b. This position requires mechatronics/electrical/robotics skills. 2. Mechanical engineering a. As a mechanical engineer, you will design and build innovative hardware solutions, including 3D CAD design, 3D printing, and hands-on work with robot construction. b. This position requires skills in mechatronics/mechanical engineering/robotics. 3. Soft robotics a. As a soft robotics engineer, you will develop, design and build soft robotic structures, including work with pneumatic actuators and smart materials. b. This position requires skills in biomechanics/mechatronics/robotics. 4. Research engineers will also support the group in various other tasks, for example: a. Development and maintenance of laboratory. b. Maintenance and development of existing robot platforms. c. Support during laboratory and field experiments. Qualifications 1. Holder of a bachelor's or master's degree in mechatronics/mechanical engineering/electrical engineering/biomechanics/robotics or equivalent educational background in relevant subjects. 2. Knowledge and previous experience of engineering and robotics software, for example: a. 3D CAD software (preferably Autodesk Inventor). b. PCB EDA software (preferably Autodesk Eagle). c. CAD/CAM software. d. Simulation software (Gazebo, Unity, FEM/FEA). e. ROS (Robot Operating System). f. Arduino programming. 3. Practical experience in developing and building robot-like platforms, structures and devices. Additional qualifications (desirable) 1. B driving license (EU). 2. Drone pilot certificate (EU). 3. Basic low-level programming skills. Information The position is full-time for 12 months, with the possibility of extension. Place of work Luleå. Access as early as possible or by agreement. For further information please contact: George Nikolakopoulos, subject representative and professor, 0920-49 1298, Union representative: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, 0920-49 1529 OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 Application We prefer that you apply for the position via the application button below, where you attach a personal letter as well as a CV/curriculum vitae and copies of verified diplomas. Please mark your application with the reference number below. Both the application and degree certificate must be written in Swedish or English. Application deadline: 15 August 2024 Reference number: 2192–2024
About the employer
Luleå University of Technology experiences rapid growth with world-leading expertise within several research domains. Our research is carried out in close collaboration with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF as well as with leading international universities and national and regional actors. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,815 employees and 19,155 students.