Ict Researcher For Smart Societies

Universities and Institutes of Italy
January 09, 2023
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  • Organisation/Company: LINKS Foundation - Leading Innovation and Knowledge for Society
  • Research Field: Engineering › Computer engineering Technology › Computer technology Technology › Energy technology Technology › Transport technology
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 09/01/2023 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Italy › Torino
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Research Area description

    LINKS Future Cities & Communities (FCC) research domain supports private enterprises and public authorities to shape the cities and the communities of the future, accelerating the change towards innovation and sustainability through digital technologies and innovative planning , with the final goal of improving people's quality of life.

    FCC is composed of around 30 researchers with complementary competencies: transport, electric, environmental and biomedical engineers, mathematicians, computer and data scientists, urban and spatial planners.

    FCC operates on 3 applied research programs: 1) Mobility & Logistics, 2) City, Climate & Environment, 3) Blockchain.

    The Mobility & Logistics program includes projects in the fields of transport planning and modeling, supply chain and distribution logistics optimization, advanced traffic simulation and control, taking into account the growing diffusion of cooperative, connected and autonomous mobility, and zero emissions mobility, with a focus on vehicle2grid, smart grid and energy communities.

    The City, Climate & Environment program includes innovation activities in strategic, territorial and urban planning, in the study and reduction of the impacts of climate change on society and on people's quality of life, and in the analysis of the behavior of citizens and communities in order to stimulate participation, sustainable behavior and acceptance of innovations.

    The Blockchain program is focused on applied research in the field of Decentralized Ledger Technologies (DLT), including the study, design, implementation and validation of innovative blockchain-based solutions to increase the levels of democratization, security and transparency of companies and businesses and contribute to the twin transition of the cities and communities of the future, particularly in the mobility, logistics, energy and environment sectors.

    Description of the activity required

    LINKS Foundation is looking for a candidate passionate about shaping the future of society through the study and development of innovative solutions and applications.

    The candidate will participate in the design, development, evaluation and deployment of ICT solutions for different sectors, such as control of energy supply networks, monitoring quality of life and health, planning and control of transport systems, design of innovative and environmentally sustainable districts, monitoring and control of the territory.

    S/he will apply her/his skills in a dynamic team that aims to have a pivotal role in applying cutting-edge innovations within research and development projects funded by the European Commission, industrial partners or Public Authorities.


    MSc degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, ICT for Smart Societies or equivalent

  • knowledge of Web Development Frameworks (e.g. React.js, Node.js, Rest AP);
  • knowledge of relational and non-relational databases (e.g. mySql, MongoDB);
  • knowledge of programming and scripting languages (e.g. Python and javascript);
  • knowledge of communication protocols (e.g. mqtt, http);
  • creative, proactive attitude joint with interest in working on development of innovative solutions;
  • ability to work in a team and independently;
  • proficient English level (both written and oral);
  • good Italian
  • One or more of the following is considered a plus:

  • 1-3 year experience in R&D projects;
  • PhD;
  • experience abroad
  • Contract type : full-time fixed term research contract

    Duration : 12 months

    Location/Workplace : LINKS Foundation (Turin - Italy)

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: LINKS Foundation - Leading Innovation and Knowledge for Society
  • Organisation Type: Private with public mission
  • Website: https:// linksfoundation.com/
  • Country: Italy
  • City: Torino
  • State/Province: Torino
  • Postal Code: 10138
  • Street: Via Pier Carlo Boggio, 61
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