[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Teaching Position in Robotics at JHU

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[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Teaching Position in Robotics at JHU

Gregory Chirikjian
Teaching-Track Faculty Position in Robotics

The Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR) at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time teaching faculty position. The individual selected for this position will be expected to contribute to our educational mission through teaching, curriculum development, and advising and mentoring students, including Robotics MSE students and undergraduate Robotics minors. Johns Hopkins is a private university well known for its commitment to academic excellence and research. Robotics at Johns Hopkins is among the top in the USA in terms of research activities and educational programs. See our web page at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__lcsr.jhu.edu&d=DwIFAw&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Yhg6VBEpEVm7pj8WYiD9iLYiuIHQ8OEpa1lDNnfOv80&s=KSWYuVV-UyKBoVrvupOEveKRp3ph7FWQIs51iheudIQ&e=<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__lcsr.jhu.edu_&d=DwIFAw&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0
 NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Yhg6VBEpEVm7pj8WYiD9iLYiuIHQ8OEpa1lDNnfOv80&s=b1i3p7k21C1arn1YVFNNHvp0vr65Ls9WGSGyVw-NhP4&e=> for additional information about research and educational activities. This is a non-tenure-track position, with opportunity for career progression in the non-tenure-track positions of Senior Lecturer, Associate Teaching Professor, and Teaching Professor.

Qualified candidates at all ranks (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Teaching Professor, Teaching Professor) will be considered. The ideal candidate will have earned a Ph.D. in Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field, has a minimum of 5 years of experience in robotics research and development, and will have demonstrated excellence in teaching. It is desired that the candidate has experience and interest in teaching courses in the broad areas of robotics and sensing. Experience in industry or with practically deployed robotic systems is also desirable. We seek candidates with experience teaching and advising students from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups.  Teaching responsibilities would include graduate and undergraduate courses in topics such as robot control, robot vision, sensor-based navigation, machine learning for robotics, and other closely related topics. Candidates with expertise with physical testb
 eds and strong ROS programming skills will be preferred.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a list of references. The application should be submitted electronically via https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__apply.interfolio.com_46079&d=DwIFAw&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Yhg6VBEpEVm7pj8WYiD9iLYiuIHQ8OEpa1lDNnfOv80&s=J0TanY-HRvjrC4FVWx_OjSBrNdQK7DMfqpTPSCRm7Ig&e=. Applicants should arrange for three reference letters to uploaded. Applications will be considered beginning November 30, 2018.

Questions should be directed to Prof. Greg Chirikjian, LCSR Deputy Director, at [hidden email]<mailto:[hidden email]>.

The LCSR is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. We seek candidates who through their teaching and service contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.  Consistent with the University's goals of achieving excellent in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

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