[robotics-worldwide] Robotics faculty position opening at RPI Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering

Wen, John wenj at rpi.edu
Thu Aug 8 14:11:27 PDT 2013


The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering (MANE) at
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE in Troy, NY invites applications for a
tenure-track faculty position in the area of Biomechanical Engineering and
Biomedical Robotics to begin January 1, 2014 or thereafter.

Areas of research interest include, but are not limited to, surgical
robotics, rehabilitation and assistive robotics, biomedical devices,
multiscale biomechanics and mechanobiology, biomaterials, biomolecular
motors, nanoscale biomedicine, intelligent medical devices and systems as
well as self propelling miniaturized robotic systems for diagnosis and
therapy.

Candidates must possess an earned PhD or foreign degree equivalent in
Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. In addition, we seek
truly exceptional individuals who must be able to demonstrate, through
their accomplishments, that they have the potential to develop an
internationally recognized, interdisciplinary research program and to
actively contribute to the core graduate and undergraduate teaching
missions of the department.

MANE is in a period of unprecedented growth with many new faculty
positions anticipated in the next five years fueled by the recently
announced Faculty Expansion Initiative in the School of Engineering.
Research conducted at MANE addresses some of the world's most pressing
technological challenges-from energy and sustainable development to
materials, manufacturing, controls, biotechnology and human health-and the
faculty members are at the leading edge of their fields. The department's
annual research expenditures total more than $13 million. More than 1,100
undergraduate students and 150 graduate students are currently enrolled in
MANE.

Applicants must send a cover letter, complete CV, up to a three-page
statement of research accomplishments and goals, a one-page description of
teaching interests and contact information for a minimum of four
professional references. Please send material in a single PDF document to
mane at rpi.edu<mailto:mane at rpi.edu>, subject line: Biomechanical Engineering and Biomedical
Robotics Faculty Position. All applications must be received by November
1, 2013 to be considered for this position.


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