[robotics-worldwide] ME Faculty Position at Vanderbilt in Robotics/Design/Control

Robert J. Webster, III robert.webster at vanderbilt.edu
Tue Nov 25 09:47:21 PST 2008


Faculty Positions
Mechanical Engineering Department
Vanderbilt University


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University 
invites applications for one or more faculty positions to begin Fall 
2009. Applications will be considered for positions at all ranks 
commensurate with qualifications. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in 
Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline and have expertise 
and research interests that are synergistic with existing research areas 
in the department including combustion, microfluidics, nanotechnology, 
mechatronics, portable power, and robotics. Successful candidates will 
be expected to build a strong, externally-funded research program and 
make a significant contribution to the department’s research activities. 
The candidate should also have a marked interest in and talent for 
teaching in both the undergraduate (B.E.) and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) 
programs. Vanderbilt University is ranked among the top 20 universities 
in the nation. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers B.E., 
M.E., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees and has a student body of about 265 
undergraduates and 40 Ph.D. students. Applications consisting of a cover 
letter, a complete curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research 
interests, and the addresses of four references (include email address) 
should be sent to Professor Michael Goldfarb, Chair, Search Committee, 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Box 1592, 
Station B, Nashville, TN 37235-1592 (or preferably send electronically 
to: michael.goldfarb at vanderbilt.edu). Vanderbilt University is an 
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are 
encouraged to apply.



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