[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Senior faculty position in robotics and controls at Lehigh University

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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Senior faculty position in robotics and controls at Lehigh University

John Spletzer
The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science at Lehigh
University invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenured position
at the Associate or Full Professor level in the area of Robotics and
Controls. We are seeking candidates who are passionate to address the
current and future research challenges in all aspects of Robot Autonomy,
including (but not limited to):

- Emerging methodologies in perception (visual sensing, learning,

- Task planning and control of autonomous systems

- Emerging applications of autonomy (collaborative robots, social robots,

Applications from female or minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Candidates must have a distinguished record of research, with publications
in top conference and journal venues. A strong track record of research
funding is required, as is a demonstrated ability and commitment to develop
an innovative educational program to motivate and attract young
researchers. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in either Computer
Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or another
relevant area.

The candidate hired for the position is expected to foster and lead a
world-class research team at Lehigh by expanding research collaborations,
within and outside of Lehigh, in order to deepen Lehigh's relationship with
industry partners as well as achieving national prominence and leadership.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that
provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and has a
well-developed infrastructure 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, Commitment to Excellence, and Leadership.

For full consideration, application materials must be received online by
12/01/2018 at:


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, 5) a statement of experience and
vision for enhancing participation of people from traditionally
underrepresented groups, 6) contact information for at least three
references. Inquiries can be directed to email address:
[hidden email].

Lehigh University is investing more than $250M over the next few years on
new innovative research and academic programs to enhance its intellectual
footprint. The Path to Prominence will advance the university's mission and
commitment to enhance student experiences. Investments will include
upgrades to physical plants, research and teaching laboratories, and
technical infrastructure.

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier
of national research universities each year. Lehigh University is a
coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct
academic environment for undergraduate and graduate students from across
the globe. Located in Pennsylvania's scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is
situated on 1,600 acres in close proximity to both New York City and

John R. Spletzer, PhD
Associate Professor
Lehigh University
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