Lehigh University, Engineering Interdisciplinary Search

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Position ID:Lehigh-Engineering Interdisciplinary Search-RCF_JR [#12102]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Position in Robotics and Controls
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Engineering / Robotics
Mechanical Engineering / Controls, Robotics
Electrical and Computer Engineering / control systems, robotics
Appl Deadline:2018/12/01 finished (2018/10/23, finished 2019/04/19, listed until 2019/05/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science at Lehigh University invites qualified individuals to apply for tenure-track positions in the area of Robotics and Controls. The primary goal of this search is to strengthen our existing team of faculty members in the interdisciplinary research areas related to Robotics and Controls, while deepening Lehigh’s footprint in local industry and related technologies as well as achieving national prominence and leadership.

We invite applications from outstanding faculty candidates in all aspects of Robot Autonomy, including (but not limited to): • Emerging methodologies in perception (visual sensing, learning, inference) • Task planning and control of autonomous systems • Emerging applications of autonomy (collaborative robots, social robots, etc.)

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. Applications from female or minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and has a well-developed infrastructure to address dual career and work-life balance matters. As demonstrated by the Core Values and the Principles of Our Equitable Community, Lehigh University is committed to the values of Integrity and Honesty, Equitable Community, Academic Freedom, Intellectual Curiosity, Collaboration, Commitment to Excellence, and Leader-ship. For full consideration, application materials must be received online by 12/01/2018

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should submit the following documents: 1) a cover letter indicating the area of specialization and faculty track, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement for current and future research directions, 4) a teaching statement, 5) a statement of experience and vision for enhancing participation of people from traditionally underrepresented groups, 6) contact information for at least three references. Inquiries can be directed to email address: robotics-search@lehigh.edu.

Lehigh University is investing more than $250M over the next few years on new innovative research and academic programs to enhance its intellectual footprint. The Path to Prominence will advance the university’s mission and commitment to enhance student experiences. Investments will include up-grades to physical plants, research and teaching laboratories, and technical infrastructure. Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. Lehigh University is a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment for undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is situated on 1,600 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
19 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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