Engineering Interdisciplinary Search, Lehigh University

Position ID:Lehigh-Engineering Interdisciplinary Search-RCF [#9860]
Position Title: Robotics_Controls Faculty
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Robotics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/09/18, listed until 2018/03/18)
Position Description:    

The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science at Lehigh University invites nominations and applications from qualified individuals for senior/junior tenure-track positions in the area of robotics & controls. We invite applications from outstanding faculty candidates at both junior and senior levels for multiple tenure-track positions in all aspects of robotics and controls, including (but not limited to):

Perception and learning in robotics Emerging theory and applications in control systems Field & industrial robotics Control and planning of autonomous systems Micro-, nano-scale robotics Haptics, human-robot interaction, social robotics Biologically inspired and soft robotics

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related field and a distinguished record of research scholarship, and qualify for the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. Ideal candidates with outstanding academic credentials and a strong interest in research and teaching (especially undergraduate education) will be given priority. Applications from female or minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Lehigh Uni-versity is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Lehigh provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including partner benefits. Lehigh University has a well-developed infrastruc-ture to address dual career and work-life balance matters. As demonstrated by the Core Values and the Principles of Our Equitable Community, Lehigh University is committed to the values of Integrity and Honesty, Equitable Community, Academic Freedom, Intellectual Curiosity, Collaboration, Com-mitment to Excellence, and Leadership. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full con-sideration, applicant materials must be received on-line at (Academic Jobs Online Link) by 11/15/2017. Candidates should submit the following: 1) a cover letter indicating the area of specialization and facul-ty track, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement for current and future research directions, 4) a teaching statement, 5) a description of experience and vision for enhancing participation of people from tradi-tionally underrepresented groups, 6) copies of 3 representative papers, and 7) contact information for at least three references. Inquiries can be directed to Professors Mooi Choo Chuah and Nader Motee, Co-Chairs of the Search Committee at (robotics-search@lehigh.edu).

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Lehigh University is a 2010 recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant for promoting the careers of women in academic science and engineering. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including domestic partner benefits (see also http://www.lehigh.edu/worklifebalance/). Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking & Connecting (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. Please contact infdcap@lehigh.edu for more information.


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