[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Robotics and Automation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of robotics and automation in manufacturing - possible focus areas include the design and control of robots, robot fabrication, human-robot interaction, robots in biomedical manufacturing, and other robotic manufacturing related focuses.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2017. The search will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should provide the following in their application package: 1) Cover letter indicating interest in either the robotics or processes position; 2) Current curriculum vitae; 3) Research plans; 4) Statement of teaching interests; 5) Representative recent original research articles; and 6) Full contact information for at least four references.
The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst 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. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career. We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candi
dates at other ranks may receive consideration.
Frank C. Sup IV
Associate Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Director, Mechatronics & Robotics Research Lab
University of Massachusetts - Amherst