Starting date: 1 October 2019
Duration: 3 years
Gross yearly salary: € 44,000 – 50,400
DFKI Robotics Innovation Center in Bremen, Germany is hiring one Early Stage Researcher (ESR10) for its “On-Orbit Servicing with Robotic Manipulators” project part of the the Stardust Reloaded (Stardust-R) European research project funded by the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Networks (ITN) action of the European Union Horizon 2020 (H2020) program.
The candidate will work full-time in the field of space robotics towards the goal of developing and experimentally testing control algorithms for an autonomous free-floating manipulator system to capture and manipulate both non-cooperative and cooperative targets. The duration of employment is 3 years and during that time the candidate will be offered the possibility to be enrolled in the Ph.D. programme at the University of Bremen under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Frank Kirchner. Moreover, the ESR is expected to perform a 6 months secondment at the Automation & Robotics group of ESA-ESTEC, under the supervision of the head of the group, Mr. Gianfranco Visentin.
If you have ever dreamed of working with robots in space now is your chance!
For more information consult: https://robotik.dfki-bremen.de/en/about-us/career/detailview/entry/early-stage-research.html