[robotics-worldwide] Department Chair Search: University of Maryland, College Park.

Jaydev P. Desai jaydev at umd.edu
Tue Sep 21 17:18:37 PDT 2010


  Dear Colleagues,

The A. James Clark School of Engineering is seeking a Professor and 
Chair for the Department of Mechanical Engineering. I would like to 
point out that University of Maryland has a very strong robotics group 
and recently initiated the *Maryland Robotics Center* 
(http://robotics.umd.edu). The Maryland Robotics Center is an 
interdisciplinary research center housed in the Institute for Systems 
Research within the A. James Clark School of Engineering.

The announcement for the position is mentioned below and can also be 
found at: http://www.enme.umd.edu/employment/index.html.


Best regards,
Jaydev

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Dr. Jaydev P. Desai
Associate Professor
Director - Robotics, Automation, and Medical Systems (RAMS) Laboratory
Member, Maryland Robotics Center, Institute for Systems Research
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Room 0160, Bldg 088, Glenn L. Martin Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Phone: 301-405-4427
Fax: 301-314-9477
Web: http://rams.umd.edu



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The A. James Clark School of Engineering is seeking a Professor & 
Chair for the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Chair will be a 
senior member of the University of Maryland faculty and appointed to a 
five-year renewable term. The Chair is expected to pursue new 
opportunities for the department and to enhance its reputation worldwide.


Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering (or 
related area), and posses a high standing in the education and research 
communities with a solid track record of extramural research funding.


Preferences:
The ideal candidate will have the interpersonal and management skills to 
represent the department to all internal and external stakeholders. The 
preferred start date is July 1, 2011.


The Search Committee is committed to respecting confidentiality. 
Nominations and inquiries may be sent to: mechairsearch at umd.edu 
<mailto:mechairsearch at umd.edu>.


For best consideration, candidates should apply by October 15, 2010, but 
the position will remain open until filled.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering hosts vibrant education, 
research and service programs and is currently ranked in the top 20 of 
all mechanical engineering graduate and undergraduate programs within 
the United States.


THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION 
EMPLOYER. WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

*For best consideration, candidates should apply by October 15, 2010, 
but the position will remain open until filled.




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