Duke University, Office of the Dean, Pratt School of Engineering

1061 19861
Position ID:Duke-FacultyResearchMento-EIRSEA [#19861, 1509]
Position Title: Executive in Residence - Systems Engineering for Autonomy
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Systems Engineering
Engineering / Engineering
Appl Deadline: withdrawn (posted 2021/09/30, updated 2022/06/16, listed until 2022/08/31)
Position Description:    

*** the listing date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Institute for Enterprise Engineering in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University (Durham, NC) invites applications for an Executive in Residence position. The Pratt School of Engineering is seeking a director to lead and manage a new Master of Engineering degree track focused on Systems Engineering for Autonomy.

The major responsibilities of this position will be to (1) teach four systems engineering oriented courses per year and (2) to be the Academic Director of the Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering for Autonomy program. In this role, you will be expected to:

Develop and oversee a world class interdisciplinary academic program in systems engineering, with a focus on intelligent and autonomous systems, in collaboration with colleagues.

  • Collaborate across program, department and school boundaries.
  • Identify and hire innovative faculty to teach the MEng. Systems Engineering for Autonomy curriculum.
  • Develop and deliver innovative, problem-based courses related to systems engineering and/or autonomous systems
  • Support the development of co-curricular programs for students in the new Master of Engineering program
  • Support the student recruiting and student admissions process for the new program

Ideal candidates would have significant prior experience in systems engineering and/or autonomous systems either in an academic or corporate setting. They would also have a PhD or commensurate industry experience/expertise in a related discipline, such as Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics, or Mechanical Engineering, as well as teaching/course development experience. This position is expected to be full time.

We seek a faculty member who is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community that fosters excellence in teaching. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and a list of the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail contacts of three references. Applications must be submitted electronically through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19861 

Executive in Residence is a non-regular rank faculty position within the School of Engineering at Duke University.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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:
Pratt School of Engineering, Office of the Dean
110 Science Drive, Teer Bldg 305
Box 90271
Durham, NC 27708