[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Computer Science, University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Computer Science
College of Information Science and Technology
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2020 with emphasis on robotics, multiagent systems, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Areas of interest include, but not limited to, multi-robot systems, motion planning, robot vision, human-robot interactions, machine learning for robotics, intelligent and distributed autonomous systems.
Candidates must have completed an earned doctorate in computer science or related disciplines by the expected start date. The candidate should have a strong potential to conduct high quality research, seek research grants, and be committed to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will also have opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations across the university.
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Nebraska Omaha supports a state-of-the-art Robotics and AI Laboratory and is hosted within the College of Information Science & Technology. The Department also plays a central role in campus-wide multi-year initiatives involving AI-enabled applications. The College houses two more academic units: Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis, and the School of Interdisciplinary Informatics. The College offers five undergraduate, seven master’s, and two doctoral degree programs. The Department is highly ranked in robotics by CSRankings and is recognized internationally for conducting research of high distinction. The College has an active research grants portfolio of over $10 million with funds from federal agencies (e.g., NSA, NSF, NIH, DHS, Department of Ed.), state government (e.g., NRI, NSF EPSCoR, NU Foundation), a number of local and national corporations and foundations.
The university and college have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.
The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.
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