Michigan State University, Mechanical Engineering

Position ID:MSU-Mechanical Engineering-DMIR [#12754]
Position Title: Director of Mobility Innovation and Research
Position Location:East Lansing, Michigan 48824, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mechanical Engineering / Industrial Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/11/13, finished 2020/05/17, listed until 2019/11/13)
Position Description:    

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Director of Mobility Innovation and Research Michigan State University

Michigan State University invites applications for a faculty or professional staff position in the area of Mobility Innovation and Research. Candidates must have a record of research leadership in an area related to autonomous and connected vehicles. The position is expected to be structured as a fixed-term academic appointment, with the title and rank dependent upon the qualifications and record of the successful candidate, but other types of appointments will be considered.

Michigan State University will amplify its current research efforts in the area of mobility and elevate it to one of its major focus areas. Mobility includes all forms of autonomous and connected vehicles. Existing research topic clusters include engineering topics such as transportation systems, data science, sensor technology, image processing, artificial intelligence, communication technology, network design, and cyber security. There are also leading efforts in research on social impacts, business practices, legal consequences, urban planning, and others.

The ideal candidate will lead university-wide initiatives to advance knowledge and practice around future transportation technologies. The MSU Director of Mobility Innovation and Research will be a proven leader in at least one of the areas of excellence listed above and be able to effectively communicate with other experts in different areas, as well as with outside partners and funding agencies, ideally leading interdisciplinary teams in cross-cutting research collaborations.

MSU enjoys a park-like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is adjacent to the city of East Lansing and the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 470,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. Michigan State University is pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU's dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/. Information about WorkLife at MSU and the College of Engineering can be found at http://www.egr.msu.edu/WE.

Interested individuals should submit an application for this position through: http://careers.msu.edu and refer to position #542925. Applicants must submit a detailed resume, a cover letter summarizing their qualifications, vision statements for teaching and research, and the names and contact information for at least three references. For full consideration, applications should be received before November 30, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis thereafter until the position is filled.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The university actively encourages applications or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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