[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Position in Robotics and Mechatronics in Mechanical Engg Dept. at the University of Texas at San Antonio

Pranav A. Bhounsule pranavab at gmail.com
Sun Nov 2 20:42:24 PST 2014

Official posting is here:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering at
the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applicants to apply
for a tenure-track position to be filled by August 2015 at the rank of
Assistant Professor. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is looking
for an outstanding individual who can help the department strengthen its
teaching and research programs. Applicants are sought in the broad research
area of mechatronics and robotics with subfields of interest to include,
but not limited to: dynamic systems and controls, mechanisms and design,
human-machine interaction and haptics, medical robotics and devices, and

The successful candidate is expected to build a successful,
externally-funded research program. The candidate must be able to develop
and teach innovative courses, supervise graduate students, obtain funding
for research programs, and communicate research results in quality journals
and at conferences. The ability to work collaboratively in research and
teaching within the department or with the other departments within the
College of Engineering is required. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in
Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field by the time of employment.

The city of San Antonio is a vibrant city of more than 1.3 million
inhabitants, with significant economic growth, numerous industrial
establishments and excellent school districts. The City and the University
provide excellent cultural and educational opportunities as well as
exceptional employment opportunities for spouses. The University has more
than 31,000 students and is the third largest component in the University
of Texas System. The College of Engineering at UTSA was established in 2000
and currently houses four academic departments and several research
centers/institutes. The ME Department is a fast-growing research oriented
Department and has a projected faculty of 25+ with current programs at the
bachelor, master and doctoral level.

The Search Committee will begin review of applications immediately and will
continue until the position is filled. The target start date is August
2015. Applicants must submit the following materials:

   - An application letter,
   - A list of at least three references with current e-mails and telephone
   - A statement of research and teaching interests,
   - A curriculum vitae

Application materials and inquiries may be sent electronically to:
Ben.Campos at utsa.edu
<Ben.Campos at utsa.edu?subject=Job%20at%20AcademicKeys.com,%20Assistant%20Professor>
or by surface mail to:

Mr. Ben Campos
Attn: Mechatronics Search Committee
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Building 3.04.02
University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249

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