Wayne State University, Mechanical Engineering Dept

Position ID:Wayne State University-Mechanical Engineering Dept-DCAP [#13085, 043989]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Detroit, Michigan 48202, United States
Subject Area: Mechanical Engineering / Dynamics, Control, Robotics and Automation
Appl Deadline:2019/03/15 (posted 2019/01/07, listed until 2019/07/07)
Position Description:    

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Dynamical Systems and Controls: The Mechanical Engineering Department at Wayne State University invites candidates to apply for the tenure-track faculty position in Dynamic systems and control. We expect to make the appointment at the Assistant Professor level, but will consider exceptional senior-level candidates with a strong track record of major external funding and peer-reviewed publications. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or related fields with a concentration in dynamical systems and controls including robotics, autonomous systems, multi-agent dynamic systems, advanced mechatronic systems and electric vehicles. Moreover, they must show evidence of a sustained peer-reviewed publication record, have experience or strong interest in teaching and mentoring students, and have a strong commitment to scholarly collaboration with faculty within the College and University. Applicants are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills. Duties involve teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels in dynamics and controls, introducing new courses in the applicant’s respective field of expertise, developing an externally-funded research program, supervising and mentoring both graduate and undergraduate students, and engaging in professional societies and university services. The anticipated starting date of employment is August 15, 2019. This position is a 9 month appointment. All applicants must submit their applications through the WSU Online Hiring System at https://jobs.wayne.edu posting No. 043989. Electronic applications must include a letter of application; curriculum vita; names, addresses, and contact information for at least three references, a personal statement regarding teaching and research activities (limited to 3 pages), and selected refereed journal publications (limited to 3 papers). Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. The review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018 and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Salary and rank of position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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2100 Mechanical Engineering Dept.
5050 Anthony Wayne Dr
Detroit, MI 48202
USA

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