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Fraunhofer Italia

Job description

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER in the field of machine learning for effective human-robot interaction and collaborationFraunhofer Italia with headquarters in Bolzano (Italy) is looking for a new member for its project group „Automation & Mechatronics Engineering“. This group focuses on the development of mechatronic products and systems, as well as automation technology involving intelligent robots and systems. Are you a scientist who loves finding creative solutions to realise advanced flexible robotics applications using machine-learning methods? If so, apply for this position at Fraunhofer Italia!


  • Your main activity will involve the development and application of novel methods to realise flexible and effective human-robot collaboration systems for application areas in industrial production plants, automation in construction and precision/ automated farming.
  • On the one hand, the emphasis will be on further expanding the institute´s scientific know-how, and, on the other hand, on coordinating and implementing research projects involving applications of machine learning approaches for effective human-robot collaboration.
  • As part of an interdisciplinary team, you will be able to contribute on various research projects at the interface between science and practice for both public and private clients.


  • You have a scientific degree in automation/electrical/electronic/mechanical engineering or computer science and a good publication record.
  • You work independently, systematically and have a high degree of commitment, creativity and team spirit.
  • You have expertise in machine learning for human-robot interaction and collaboration; knowledge of ROS is greatly appreciated.
  • You have strong skills with C++ and Python.   You speak English (good German or Italian is necessary in the medium term)

Other Information

  • For more information about Fraunhofer Italia, please visit our website: www.fraunhofer.it