[robotics-worldwide] ME Teaching Faculty Position at UMich

Dawn Tilbury tilbury at umich.edu
Tue Mar 23 16:14:29 PDT 2010

UM Mechanical Engineering:
Undergraduate Design and Manufacturing Lecturer
The ideal candidate has a Ph.D. or an M.S. with relevant industrial 
experience in mechanical engineering (or related fields) and has 
potential for teaching modern multi-disciplinary machine design at 
the undergraduate level. The candidate should have significant 
hands-on project experience in the design, fabrication, and testing 
of hardware projects that comprise mechanical elements and assembly, 
sensors and actuators, drive electronics, mechatronic integration, 
data acquisition and microcontroller hardware/software. The candidate 
will apply this knowledge to develop new design projects motivated by 
real-world applications, serve as a primary lecturer in the ME250 and 
ME350 design courses, and coordinate project activities among the 
faculty, staff, and students.

Experience / expertise in all of the following areas is required:
- Model-based system-level Mechatronic design and integration
- Analysis and selection of machine elements
- Mechanical: Bearings, transmissions, fasteners, structures, etc.
- Electromechanical: Sensors and actuators
- Electrical: Drivers and signal-conditioning electronics
- Selection and programming of data acquisition systems and real-time 
Experience with CAD, engineering drawings, and machine shop 
fabrication will be a plus. This is a full time teaching position and 
reports to the Design & Manufacturing (D&M) group coordinator. 
Applications received before May 1, 2010 will receive full 

For more information and to apply:
Dawn Tilbury
University of Michigan
Professor and Associate Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
3124 GGBrown, 2350 Hayward St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
Phone:  (734) 936-2129 Fax: (734) 647-3170
tilbury at umich.edu

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