[robotics-worldwide] Faculty position: Rutges Univesity, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Jingang Yi jgyi at rutgers.edu
Fri Feb 12 21:32:34 PST 2010

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers
University invites applications from outstanding individuals to fill one open
tenure-track faculty position in the areas of Mechanical Systems & Design in
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Applicants are invited at all levels.
Senior level appointments with tenure, will be considered for applicants with
appropriate accomplishments and stature. The applicants must have a demonstrated
excellent research record and expertise in design principles and applications
in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering. The appropriate fields include, but are
not limited to, large-scale system optimization, multidisciplinary design
optimization, reliability and risk analysis, decision-based design, product
family design, geometrical modeling and visualization, virtual reality and rapid
prototyping, kinematics, robotics/mechatronics, MEMS, nanotechnology, and controls
Of particular interest are advanced manufacturing, materials processing at micro
and nanoscale, and innovative design strategies for alternative energy systems and
nanodevices. Successful candidates will have access to extensive laboratory
facilities, including dynamics/controls/mechatronics laboratories, wind and water
tunnels, rapid prototype manufacturing systems, advanced computer clusters, and
aerospace laboratories with subsonic and supersonic wind tunnels. A Ph.D. in Mechanical
Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanics or a related field is required.
Postdoctoral academic or industrial experience in teaching and research is desirable.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong externally funded
research program, publish in archival journals, teach graduate and undergraduate
courses and develop strong industrial ties. An ability to work in multidisciplinary
teams and collaborate with researchers in growth areas is strongly encouraged.
Applicants should send a curriculum vita, a brief statement of their interests
that includes their vision for their research and teaching, copies of two or three
publications, and complete contact information for at least three references, to:
Faculty Search Committee, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway NJ 08854-8058, or email to maefsearch at jove.rutgers.edu. Review of applicants will begin as soon as possible and will continue until the position is filled. Further information on the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace
Engineering is available at http://mech.rutgers.edu. Rutgers, The State University
of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Rutgers is also
an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF
funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and
advancement of women in the STEM disciplines.

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