[robotics-worldwide] Faculty Positions in Robotics and Mechatronics, Nanyang Technological University

Chen I-Ming (Assoc Prof) MICHEN at ntu.edu.sg
Mon Mar 5 07:11:02 PST 2012


The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions.

<System Dynamics and Control>

A broad background in one or more of the following areas is desired:
* Dynamics controls (including nonlinear control, optimal control, and/or adaptive control) applied to the field of robotics
* Autonomous vehicles
* Multi-agent systems
* Healthcare
* Automated manufacturing
* Energy systems
The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in dynamics, control theory, motion control system and robotics.


A broad background in one or more of the following areas is desired:
* Mechatronics design
* Digital and analog electronics
* Robotics
* Embedded systems in the design of “intelligent” products
* Automation
* Systems and processes
* Instrumentation

The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to mechatronics systems interfacing and design, real time software, and microprocessors system.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore is an internationally renowned tertiary education institution. NTU, together with its predecessor, Nanyang University, has offered university education in Singapore since 1955. NTU boasts a strong engineering college that is ranked among the best globally. Committed to our mission of educating leaders and advancing knowledge for Singapore and beyond, we have built global programs and established strong links with leading institutions around the world. NTU's 200-hectare campus is among the most advanced in the academic world. The campus now houses 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and 3,300 teaching and research staff.

The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, has an active and vibrant research environment with excellent R&D infrastructure and opportunities for research funding. We are the largest mechanical and aerospace engineering school in the world, having an enrolment of over 2400 undergraduate students, over 120 faculty members and 100 full-time research staff working in well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories. A growing graduate student population of over 300 is also actively engaged in strategic research and development work.

NTU has unveiled its five-year strategic plan, NTU 2015, which maps out how it will become a great global university by 2015. Under this initiative, NTU will build on its current strengths and heritage to make its mark internationally in five areas – sustainability, healthcare, new media, the best of the East and West, and innovation. Candidates working in these interdisciplinary areas are strongly encouraged to apply. We anticipate hiring at the level of Assistant Professor for the two positions, although truly exceptional candidates may be considered at the Associate or Full Professor level.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. and a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. A good track record of high quality scholarly research and a clear evidence to secure research funding are indispensable.   Once hired, the successful candidate is expected to establish a vibrant research program, obtain competitive external research funding, participate actively in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute through service to the University.

We Provide:
• An active and vibrant research environment
• Excellent R&D infrastructure and opportunities for research funding
• Well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories
• Attractive research start-up grants and PhD student scholarships
• A very competitive remuneration package and attractive benefits

Information about the School can be obtained at http://www.ntu.edu.sg/mae.

To Apply:
• Please send your detailed CV and completed Personal Particulars Form to the email address: maefacultysearch at ntu.edu.sg, stating clearly the position and area applying for.

• Please logon to http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/Career/SubmitApplications/Pages/Faculty.aspx for full details on faculty application guidelines.

Review of applications is ongoing until the positions are filled.

For further inquiry, please contact:

Prof Kin-Huat LOW (Search Committee Chair, System Dynamics and Control): mkhlow at ntu.edu.sg
Prof I-Ming CHEN (Search Committee Chair, Mechatronics): michen at ntu.edu.sg

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