[robotics-worldwide] Faculty Positions in the Robotics Institute

Howie Choset choset at cs.cmu.edu
Sun Sep 14 19:01:43 PDT 2008


*Tenure, Research, and Systems Faculty Positions at The Robotics Institute*

The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University invites 
applications from outstanding faculty candidates at all levels and in 
all tracks (tenure-track, research, and systems) with special interest 
in the areas of

Medical and Rehabilitative Robotics
Assistive and Prosthetic Technologies
Dynamic Systems and Control
Materials and Mechanism Design
Human Robot Interaction
Field Robotics

Outstanding candidates in other areas are also welcomed.

Applications should include a letter indicating the area of 
specialization and faculty track, a detailed curriculum vitae, a 
research statement (including both current and future directions) and a 
teaching statement (if appropriate for the track), copies of 1 - 3 
representative papers, and the names and email addresses of three or 
more individuals who have been asked to provide letters of reference. 
Applicants should arrange for reference letters to be sent directly to 
the Robotics Institute Faculty Search Committee (hard copy or email), to 
arrive before January 15, 2009. Letters will not be requested directly 
by the Search Committee. All applications should indicate citizenship 
and, in the case of non-US citizens, current visa status. Applications 
and reference letters (PDF format) may be submitted via email to 
*robotics-facultysearch at ri.cmu.edu*, or to:

Robotics Institute Faculty Search Committee
ATTENTION: Rachel Shackelford
School of Computer Science
Wean Hall 4212
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3891

Evaluation of applications will start  on November 30th, 2008 and will 
continue through January 15th, 2009.  However, applications may be 
accepted for review after that date until all positions have been filled.

The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University was established in 
1979 to conduct basic and applied research in robotics technologies 
relevant to industrial and societal tasks. Seeking to combine the 
practical and the theoretical, the Robotics Institute has diversified 
its efforts and approaches to robotics science while retaining its 
original goal of realizing the potential of the robotics field. Faculty 
members hold primary appointments in the Institute and many have 
appointments in other academic units including Mechanical Engineering, 
Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Machine Learning, and 
Computer Science.

Faculty candidates are expected to have a strong interest in research, 
outstanding academic credentials, and an earned Ph.D. Candidates for 
tenure-track appointments should also have a strong interest in graduate 
and undergraduate education. The highly selective graduate programs in 
the Robotics Institute draw top students from around the world. Further 
information about the Robotics Institute and its programs may be found 
at www.ri.cmu.edu.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity 
Employer and encourages applications from women and members of 
underrepresented groups.


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