BME Lab, Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH), Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
Job 1 (PhD student): While enrolled at EPFL as a PhD student, you will work on a cutting-edge research project financed by nano-tera.ch (SNF). The goal is to design, build, and optimize demonstrators of a hand and arm prosthesis that allows an amputee to feel touch. To facilitate this, our partners, e.g., at CSEM and EPFL, will embed miniature body sensors in a flexible material to create an artificial skin for tactile prosthetic applications. Your profile: We are looking for an engineer with a master’s degree who will enroll into the doctoral program of EPFL. Further information is available online (http://phd.epfl.ch/page-19784-en.html). Applicants shall be competent in the following areas: electronics, signal processing, control engineering, and related fields.