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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Scientist Position at ABB Corporate Research Sweden - Robot Applications & Intelligent Robotics

Pietro Falco-2
Dear colleagues,
ABB Corporate Research, Sweden, is seeking a highly motivated, talented and driven R&D scientist with a deep background in robotics, and with ability to drive and deploy ideas for ABBs future robots. You will be part of the Robotics team at ABB Corporate Research in Västerås. In our role as a Corporate Research unit we ensure ABB's technology competitiveness now and in future. In the Robotics team we focus on mechatronics concepts & design and robot intelligence in industrial as well as service robot applications. The spatial and functional separation between humans and robots in production is in the process of developing into work in human-robot mixed environments. In this team, one of our historical highlights being the creation and development of the dual arm YuMi robot concept.

As a part of our team, it is your task to shape a vision for tomorrow's ultra-flexible mobile robotic systems with emphasis on autonomy and robustness in applications based on vision and other sensors, on exploiting machine learning in the context of robotics, and on effective human-machine interaction. We have various ongoing EU projects where you will have great opportunities to collaborate with leading national and international universities and research institutes on collaborative robotics opportunities, as well as managing potential exploitation of results.

You have a PhD within robotics. Your previous research experience in machine vision, and/or mobile robotics is a strong merit. Familiarity with computer vision, perception and related libraries such as PCL or OpenCV is an advantage. You enjoy driving specific activities to successful conclusion while following a visionary continuity in your work. To succeed in this position, you should be capable of working both independently and in a team, with the will to take leadership. You will be working in an international environment. It is therefore required that you have good skills in the English language.

Additional information
Recruiting Manager, Jonas Larsson, +46 21-32 32 99, will answer your questions concerning the position.
Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Carl-Fredrik Lindberg, +46 21-32 32 23. Unionen: Ingela Olsson, +46 21-32 58 08.
Any other questions can be directed to recruitment consultant Maria Ergul.

We look forward to receiving your application, no later than October 21st. A complete application contains, CV, Cover letter and university degree.

Application link:

Best regards,

Pietro Falco, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
ABB AB, Corporate Research
Forskargränd 7
SE 72178, Västerås
Phone: +46 72 2301675

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