[robotics-worldwide] George Mason University, Tenure-track Faculty Position in Control and Robotics

Jana Kosecka kosecka at cs.gmu.edu
Wed Mar 6 07:46:13 PST 2013

The George Mason University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Volgenau School of Engineering has an open tenure-track position in control and robotics at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful applicant must have an earned Ph.D., or be very near to completing such a degree, in an area appropriate to the position; have evidence of strong research and teaching ability in the broad areas comprised of robotics, controls and mechatronics including but not limited to: automation robots, motion engineering, mechatronic devices, sensing systems, autonomous robots, and advanced controllers; and have a background including education and/or experience that will enhance the candidate's abilities to interact with faculty with similar interests from outside the electrical engineering department including bioengineering, mechanical engineering, and computer science. Potential areas of application include robotic type prostheses, semiconductor manufacturing, and defense applications. Successful candidates are expected to maintain a very active research program, and to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The department offers seven academic programs including B.S. and M.S. programs in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics, and Telecommunications; and Ph.D. programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Information Technology (IT).

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields, and is ranked number one in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report "up-and-coming" list of national universities. Enrollment is over 32,000 with students studying in over 198 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William. George Mason University, Where Innovation Is Tradition!

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9661z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a CV, letter of intent (including statements of research, and teaching interests and accomplishments), and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Review of applications will begin January 18, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to: Professor Andre Manitius, Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at amanitiu at gmu.edu.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in The Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University, is considering future faculty positions. Please keep us in mind and check this site for future information.

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