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M.Sc. thesis and/or Project Worker Position in Automation Software for Intelligent Instruments
Aalto University

Date Posted Aug. 24, 2023
Title M.Sc. thesis and/or Project Worker Position in Automation Software for Intelligent Instruments
University Aalto University
, Finland
Department T410 Dept. Electrical Engineering and Automation
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
Aalto University is where science and art meet technology and business. We shape a sustainable future by making research breakthroughs in and across our disciplines, sparking the game changers of tomorrow and creating novel solutions to major global challenges. Our community is made up of more than 12,000 students, 400 professors and over 4,000 other faculty and staff working on our dynamic campus in Espoo, Greater Helsinki, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community. 

Are you interested in transforming an important scientific result into a product? Are you interested in being part of a high-tech start-up company?

Aalto University is now looking for a M.Sc. thesis and/or project worker in automation software for intelligent instruments to join a team of research experts of the Research to Business project WoundSprayIQ in the field of medical devices. The WoundSprayIQ project focuses on shortening hospitalization times and improving treatment results for complicated, difficult-to-heal wounds, including burns and chronic wounds. Traditional treatment of these wounds is expensive and exerts a long-term burden both on the individual patient and healthcare. The WoundSprayIQ project will revolutionize the treatment with an innovative hand-held device allowing an accurate, adaptive, and personalized application procedure, which will potentially greatly impact the global wound care market worth billions of euros.   

The position is in the Robotic Instruments group within the Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation. The work is in close cooperation with the Department of Pharmacology at  University of Helsinki.

The position can be started as a M.Sc. thesis, and continue as a Project Worker, or vice versa. Alternatively, it can be initiated directly as a Project Worker role. The position is available from the 1st  of October 2023 and can last for the duration of the project (18 months). Furthermore, there exists the potential for continued employment within a prospective start-up company that may emerge following the completion of the project.

As a successful applicant, you should be highly motivated in developing practical systems and have a background in one or several of the following fields: robotics and autonomous systems, computer science, embedded system, electrical engineering, or related fields.

The applicant is expected to:
  • Possess skills in programming and software design
  • Be innovative and hands-on

Previous experience in one or some of the following areas is appreciated:
  • Design of software for automation systems
  • Applying and developing computer vision algorithms
  • Development of autonomous devices and system
  • Control engineering and applications

  • Development of control software for the spray device
  • Participating in system design of the intelligent device
  • Development of visual feedback interface
  • Integration and instrument testing
  • Testing and preparation for clinical applications
  • Oral and written reporting

Please send your application as a single PDF file at your earliest convenience or by Friday 15.09.2023 through our recruitment system. To access the recruitment system, please use the "Apply now!" link below.

Application materials should include (all documents in English):
  • Letter of motivation (max. 1 page)
  • CV including three references
  • Transcripts

All applications should be submitted using the online application system of Aalto University. Email applications will NOT be considered. For further information, please contact Dr. Houari Bettahar (



Aalto-yliopisto hakee diplomityöntekijää tai projektityöntekijää Robotti-instrumenttien tutkimusryhmään, WoundSprayIQ -projektiin. Tutustu tehtävän tavoitteisiin ja odotuksiimme englanninkielisestä ilmoituksesta yllä.

Haethan tehtävää 15.9.2023 mennessä lähettämällä motivaatiokirjeesi, CV:si sekä opintosuoritusotteesi rekrytointijärjestelmäämme ”Apply now!” -linkistä. Toimitathan dokumentit englannin kielellä.

Houari Bettahar vastaa mielellään kysymyksiisi.

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