We offer a position for a technician within the Robotics and Mechatronics (RaM) group of the University of Twente! In the RaM group we research medical robotics, aerial robotics, tele-robotics, inspection and maintenance robotics, social robotics, and more. We have a fantastic 350+ m2 lab with dozens of tailor made robotics solutions. In addition, we have a new rapid prototyping lab with 17 3D printers, laser cutter, PCB production facilities, etc.
RaM consists of approximately 50 people including professors, postdocs, (post)graduate students, technical and secretarial support. Furthermore, we have several shared facilities including a very modern and fully equipped operating room and outdoor testing facilities.
The team of technicians at RaM support research and education activities in various ways. Firstly, they maintain essential infrastructure such as labs, software, and rapid prototyping equipment. Secondly, they support the mechanical design and realization of experimental setups - including production of 3D printed and laser cut parts. Thirdly, they support practical teaching activities.
In this position you will be a full member of the team of technicians. Your responsibilities include:
- Management of the labs in coordination with lab users
- Maintenance and production using the rapid prototyping facilities
- Support with PCB design
- Supporting with development of phantoms for experiments
- Support in rapid prototyping, including 3D design for 3D printing
- Technical support for experimental setups in the labs
- Support of demonstrations in and visits to the lab
- Support of procurement for the lab
Information and application
Are you interested in this position? Please send your application via the 'Apply now' button below February 5 at the latest, and include:
- Your resume
- A letter of motivation
Job interviews will be planned begin February.
In accordance with international law and regulations, only applicants holding the nationality of a member state of the EU/EEA or Switzerland could be employed in this support function.
For more information regarding this position, you are welcome to contact dr.ir. D. Dresscher (Douwe), via firstname.lastname@example.org
About the organisation
The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) uses mathematics, electronics and computer technology to contribute to the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). With ICT present in almost every device and product we use nowadays, we embrace our role as contributors to a broad range of societal activities and as pioneers of tomorrow's digital society. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.