[robotics-worldwide] Faculty positions in Robotics and Computer Vision at UMass Amherst

Rod Grupen grupen at cs.umass.edu
Wed Nov 7 05:42:06 PST 2012

The Computer Science at UMass Amherst seeks applicants for two faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor level
in Robotics and Computer Vision. The announcement is listed below. Please feel free to contact me if you would like more

Assistant/Associate Professor in Robotics and Computer Vision
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in computer science in Robotics and Computer Vision  at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related area, and should show evidence of exceptional research promise.   

Our department is highly supportive of junior faculty and interdisciplinary research, working closely with other departments including mechanical and electrical engineering, kinesiology/biomechanics, physics, mathematics, linguistics, and nursing, as well as new "green" initiatives.  Amherst, a historic New England town, is the center of a vibrant and culturally rich area that includes four other colleges. For more information about the department, visithttp://www.cs.umass.edu/.

To apply, please send a cover letter referencing search R44928 (robotics) and R44926 (computer vision) with your vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and contact information for at least three references.  Electronic submission of application materials in PDF format is preferred.  Send to facrec at cs.umass.edu.  Alternatively, paper copies of application materials may be sent to:  Chair of Faculty Recruiting, Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003.

We will begin to review applications on December 3, 2012 and will continue until the positions are filled.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.   Inquiries and requests for more information can be sent to: facrec at cs.umass.edu.

The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The department is committed to building a diverse educational environment; women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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