Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, and
Electrical and Computer Engineering

841 8527
Position ID:Duke-MEMS-POP [#8527]
Position Title: Professor of the Practice
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Robotics
Starting Date:2017/08/01
Appl Deadline:2016/12/31 finished (posted 2016/11/08, finished 2017/06/05, listed until 2017/05/08)
Position Description:    

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

The Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of the Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering invites applications for a Professor of the Practice in the area of robotics to begin August 2017. The candidate will work closely with the newly established Duke Robotics program to both teach core graduate robotics classes, but also manage the new masters programs in Robotics. This is a non-tenure track position, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate should have approximately five years of practical experience in a professional position or positions related to robotics. The appointment will be for three years with the rank to be determined. The successful candidate is expected to teach classes that relate to intelligent robotics, robotics systems & integration, and/or mobility and manipulation. Additional responsibilities include supervising the Duke robotics masters programs, serving on Ph.D. dissertation committees and supervising capstone projects, as well as advising and mentoring both current and prospective students. We seek faculty members committed to building a diverse and inclusive community that fosters excellence in teaching and research. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2016, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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 also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Further Info:
(919) 660-6553
Duke University
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Box 90300
Durham, NC 27708

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