Lehigh University, Engineering Interdisciplinary Search

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Position ID:Lehigh-Engineering Interdisciplinary Search-TTJRR [#26032]
Position Title: Tenure-track Faculty position in Robotics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Robotics / human-robot collaboration, cognitive robotics, robot perception, robot learning from demonstration, assistive robots, robots for disability independence
Starting Date:2024/08/12
Salary Range:Commensurate with experience
Appl Deadline:2023/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/05, updated 2023/10/02)
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Tenure-track Position in Robotics

The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science at Lehigh University invites qualified individuals to apply for an tenure-track position in the area of Robotics. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or a related field.

We welcome applications from candidates working in any area of robotics, especially those fundamental to improving the state of the art in human–robot collaboration, with emphasis on topics including, but not restricted to, cognitive robotics, robot perception, robot learning from demonstration, assistive robots, and/or robots for disability independence. A successful candidate will become affiliated with Lehigh's AIR Lab (Autonomous Intelligent Robotics Lab), and will have the opportunity to establish collaborations across the university, including Lehigh's College of Health, Institute for Cyber Physical Infrastructure & Energy, Institute for Functional Materials & Devices, and the Institute for Data, Intelligent Systems & Computation. A successful candidate must be committed to the enhancement of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment in which world-class faculty, staff, and students can thrive to their full potential.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will 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 that describes instructional philosophy and courses that the candidate would want to teach or develop, 5) a statement of experience and vision for enhancing participation of people from traditionally underrepresented groups (Lehigh’s ADVANCE Center guide for understanding and preparing such statements is available here), and 6) contact information for at least three references.

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.

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Further Info:
19 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015