Research Trainee, Sensor-based Intelligent Robotics
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

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Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 7.1.2021

Let’s make science work for hope next summer! – VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships

Let’s face it, 2020 was a mess. But this summer, we can make a change for the better. Join a community of world-class problem solvers, tackling the greatest challenges of our time. Together, we can turn these challenging times into a hopeful future. Apply now for the VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships.

Do you want to start changing the world for the better next summer? Are you all about science and technology or passionate about business and people? Would you like to develop your skills and use them to tackle the greatest challenges of our time?

VTT Summer of Changemakers 2021 is looking for you. We offer over 30 truly meaningful summer traineeships, where you get to challenge yourself and build your career in a community of brilliant minds. We are one of Europe’s leading research organisations. We turn global challenges – from climate change and resource sufficiency to industrial renewal and smart healthcare – into sustainable growth with the latest and best tools of science and technology. Now, we are looking for passionate changemakers – you – to join us as summer trainees.

Do you want to be the next Research Trainee in Sensor-based Intelligent Robotics?

We are looking for a Research Trainee for our Sensor-based Intelligent Robotics team. The team is applying and developing novel intelligent robot control and programming methods and technology enablers for demanding applications especially for manufacturing and production automation. Human-robot collaboration, 3D computer vision and force control are among the most important research topics in our team.

What would your responsibilities include?

As part of our team, you will become familiar with and contribute to the state-of-the art research and technologies in robotics. You will have the opportunity to get into the frontline of intelligent robotics research, complete challenging tasks with robotics and applications, and develop your own excellence. The job is located in Oulu, Finland.

Who we are looking for?

To succeed in the position, you have following background and skills:

  • Studies in a relevant field (e.g. Mechatronics and/or Robotics and/or Electronics)
  • Basic knowledge or experience in the field of robotics
  • Knowledge of suitable programming languages (e.g. Python, Java…)
  • Good written and spoken English skills

The ideal VTT Changemaker is a curious mind, who is eager to develop and take on new challenges. We appreciate ambition and willingness to learn over having all the answers or skills ready when you start. You are also a team player with strong collaboration skills who wants to drive positive impact in the world.

Why should you join us?

We promise meaningful projects, where you get to take on real responsibility: creating innovative scientific and technical solutions as part of our research team. You’ll be supported and encouraged every step of the way by your team, learning from the top experts in your field. And you’ll get to discover our community of over 2000 experts representing more than 40 nationalities working across cutting-edge fields of science and technology.

All VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships are paid and the duration is usually between 3 and 6 months. The exact starting date can be discussed. Positions are filled as soon as we find the right candidate.

Please read more of VTT Summer of Changemakers from here: https://www.vttresearch.com/en/summer-changemakers

Interested and want to hear more?

For more information about the position, you can contact Tapio Heikkilä, Research Team Leader (tel. +358 40 352 4599).

Come, curious minds and clever changemakers! Prepare your CV and cover letter, and send in your application by 7th February. Let’s change the world for the better next summer.

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