Lehigh University, Engineering Interdisciplinary Search

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Position ID:Lehigh-Engineering Interdisciplinary Search-ORPR [#22955]
Position Title: Open Rank Position in Robotics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Electrical and Computer Engineering / brain-machine interfaces and neurally-integrated prosthetics, Control, control systems, cyber-physical system, cyber-physical systems, Human-centered design, robotics
Computer Science / Artificial intelligence and machine learning, Cognitive Science, Cognitive Systems, Computer Vision, Human-Computer Interaction, Robotics, Visual Computing
Mechanical Engineering / Controls, Design/Robotics, Dynamics, Control, Robotics and Automation, Engineering, Robotics, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Robotics and Control
Appl Deadline:2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/26, finished 2023/07/01, listed until 2023/05/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science at Lehigh University invites qualified individuals to apply for an open rank position in the area of Robotics. Applications from outstanding faculty candidates working in all aspects of Robotics are invited. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. degree in Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field by the date of hire. Applications from female or minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

The primary goal of this search is to grow the AIR Lab (Autonomous Intelligent Robotics Lab), expand its interdisciplinarity, add strength in areas relating to human-robot collaboration, and enhance its national prominence and leadership in robotics. The areas of interest are human-robot interaction, wearable robots, and healthcare robots. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop and lead the AIR Lab’s research agenda in such areas, and may be affiliated with Lehigh’s Research Institutes, including I-DISC, I-CPIE, I-FMD, and the College of Health. For full consideration, application materials must be received online by 12/31/2022.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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 the participation of people from traditionally underrepresented groups, 6) contact information for at least three references. Inquiries can be directed to the email address: robotics-search@lehigh.edu.

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available here. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found here. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
19 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015