[robotics-worldwide] ME Robotics tenure track position at University of Utah

Mark Minor minor at mech.utah.edu
Wed Nov 28 10:02:27 PST 2012

Dear Colleagues,


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah
(http://www.mech.utah.edu/) invites applications for a tenure track position
in robotics at the assistant or associate rank with a Fall Semester 2013
starting date. Candidates with exceptional background and experience may be
considered at a higher rank. 


Candidates with expertise in design, modeling, and control of robotic
systems that dynamically adapt and interact with uncertain environments and
objects are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have experience
developing and implementing novel hardware and systems focused on
bioinspired mobility and manipulation. Candidates are expected to support
and develop aspects of the robotics track and the related mechatronics,
design, and controls curriculum. Candidates are expected to develop and
maintain an active, externally-funded research program. Rank and salary will
be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants are expected
to have an earned Ph.D. or Sc.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely
related field. 


The department currently has 27 faculty members, over 800 undergraduate and
220 graduate students. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012
and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a
cover letter highlighting the applicant's qualifications, current curriculum
vitae, statements of research and teaching interests and teaching
philosophy, and contact information for a minimum of three references. All
documents must be uploaded at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/19362.


The University of Utah is fully committed to affirmative action and to its
policies of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all programs,
activities, services, and employment without regard to race, color, national
origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity/expression, religion, sexual
orientation, and status as a protected veteran. The University seeks to
provide equal access to its programs, services, and activities for people
with disabilities. Reasonable prior notice is needed to arrange
accommodations. Evidence of practices not consistent with these policies
should be reported to the University's Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator:
Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S
Presidents Cr., Rm 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112. (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD).


The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in
settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong
commitment to improving access to higher education for historically
underrepresented students.


Please see https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/19362 for the official job
posting with specific requirements for application materials.  


Thank you for your consideration,




Mark A. Minor, PhD

 <http://www.mech.utah.edu/> Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

 <http://www.mech.utah.edu/~minor> Director, Robotic Systems Lab

University of Utah

50 S. Central Campus Dr., RM 2110

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

C: 801-879-5817, O: 801-587-7771


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