[robotics-worldwide] Faculty Positions- Robotics and Control, Oregon State University

Jonathan Hurst jonathan.hurst at oregonstate.edu
Thu Aug 18 15:00:30 PDT 2011

School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering
Oregon State University

The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering at
Oregon State University invites applications for multiple tenure-track
faculty positions in the broad areas of Robotics and Control of
Autonomous Systems. The appointment will nominally be made at the
Assistant Professor level, though appointments at the Associate or
Full Professor level will be considered depending on the
qualifications of the applicant.  Preference will be given to
candidates with strong research and teaching experience in the areas
of robot locomotion, autonomous robots, robot dynamics, robotic
manipulation, multi-robot control, non-linear/adaptive control, and
learning-based control. The successful candidate is expected to
initiate new funded research as well as expand, complement, and
collaborate with existing research programs in the school and college.

Applicants must hold a doctorate in a relevant field. Candidates for
tenure-track positions should have a demonstrated ability or
significant potential for leading and collaborating in innovative
research, attracting the necessary funding to sustain a vigorous
research program, and excellent teaching. Good verbal and written
communication skills are a prerequisite. Salary and start-up packages
will be commensurate with experience.  Oregon State University has a
strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity. The
College of Engineering ranks high nationally in terms of the
percentage of women faculty. The University has an institution-wide
commitment to diversity and
multiculturalism, and provides a welcoming atmosphere with unique
professional opportunities for leaders from underrepresented groups.
View the full position announcement at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/
(posting 0007798).  Apply online with a letter of interest; vita; a
two-page statement of research interests; a one-page statement of
teaching interests; and names and contact information for four

For questions regarding submission of your application package, please
contact Ms. Phyllis Helvie at (541) 737-5237 or
phyllis.helvie at oregonstate.edu, School of Mechanical, Industrial, and
Manufacturing Engineering, 204, Rogers Hall, Corvallis, OR
97331.  For full consideration, please apply by January 31, 2012.

Jonathan W. Hurst
Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering
Oregon State University
204 Rogers Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-6001

jonathan.hurst at oregonstate.edu
Voice: (541) 737-7010
Fax: (541) 737-2600

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