[robotics-worldwide] Assistant Professor - Biomechanics and Medical Robotics (UT Austin)

Deshpande, Ashish Ashish at austin.utexas.edu
Thu Nov 1 12:11:32 PDT 2012

For full position details visit the following website: http://www.me.utexas.edu/faculty/faculty_recruiting.php

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications from outstanding applicants in the area of Biomechanics and Medical Robotics at the rank of assistant professor. Specific research areas of interest include haptic devices, rehabilitation robotics, orthopedics, medical devices and robotics, and powered prosthetics and exoskeletons.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences related to the area and a record of high accomplishment with a clearly upward-pointing career trajectory. For senior hires, evidence of leadership in directing multi-investigator research programs is essential. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and profession.

Interested applicants should submit pdf versions of the following by email to applications at austin.utexas.edu<mailto:applications at austin.utexas.edu>: (1) a cover letter, (2) current vitae, (3) a statement of research and teaching interests, (4) a list of at least five references, and (5) a copy of your graduate academic transcript.

Candidates should include the words "Faculty Search Committee - Biomechanics and medical robotics" in the subject line of their email. Evaluation of applications will begin November 30, 2012, although the search will be held open until a suitable candidate is identified. Further information about the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UT Austin may be found at www.me.utexas.edu<http://www.me.utexas.edu>. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.A. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicant selected.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Ashish D. Deshpande, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director of the ReNeu Robotics Lab
University of Texas, Austin

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