[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] University of Michigan-Dearborn ME Faculty Search

Stan Baek stanbaek at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 12:17:14 PDT 2016


The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three
campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive
university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and
continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts
more than 9,000 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and
doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching,
and are active in professional and academic service roles in their
respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus
as a Best Regional University.

The campus is located on 200 acres of the original Henry Ford Estate.
Dearborn is centrally located within one of America's largest business
regions. The geographically diverse area provides faculty with a variety of
urban, suburban, and rural areas within a reasonable commute, including
Detroit, Detroit suburbs, and Ann Arbor.

Job Description: Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of
Michigan-Dearborn invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty
position in the broad area of applied controls. The department is primarily
interested in applicants at the assistant professor rank, although
individuals at senior ranks with exceptional credentials may also be
considered.  The aniicpated start date for the position is September, 2017.
The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach undergraduate and
graduate level courses in controls and related areas and to establish a
strong, externally funded research program.

Qualifications:
Applicants must have an earned PhD degree in mechanical engineering (or a
closely related field) with a strong emphasis on controls and dynamic
systems. Candidates in the areas of nonlinear control, optimal control,
adaptive control, predictive control, and estimation theory, and with
experience in control applications in the fields of automotive systems,
robotics, and sensing and power conversion will be well suited to apply for
this position. Experience in mechatronics, instrumentation, and measurement
systems will be a plus.

Applications:
Please apply through https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__apply.interfolio.com_38816&d=DgIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=4LoabCTBLvzcmbsEUSK_ZpxS9AmE4GyB_tO8qJBs6_8&s=D9RtmVl6cleMDFJHspFSt9HWrGatRvEydcwuMDEe35Q&e= .  Applicants will
submit a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, research and teaching
statements, and the names of four references.
The position will be open until filled, but full consideration will be
given to applications received by December 15, 2016.

Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates
upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party
administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be
performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer.


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