[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Position in the Area of Robotics at ASU POLY

Thomas Sugar Thomas.Sugar at asu.edu
Mon Nov 28 10:26:42 PST 2016

Faculty Position in Engineering (Area of Robotics)

Arizona State University - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, The Polytechnic School

The Polytechnic School in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University seeks applicants for an open-rank tenure-track/tenured faculty position in engineering (area of robotics.)

The Polytechnic School, one of the six Fulton Schools, has an energetic engineering (robotics) research community. To advance this area, we will look for applicants who complement our ability to solve Grand Challenge Problems as part of a community of experts in robot design, development, analysis and control. Particular areas of interest include embedded systems (including modular or networked robotic systems), mobile robotic platforms (such as legged or humanoid systems), surgical robotics (including topics in haptics, laparoscopy and needle steering) and human-safe robots (with applications in manufacturing and human-robot collaboration).

We seek applicants who will contribute to our academic programs, promote transdisciplinary teaching and research, and help the University to achieve its aspirations, including enabling student success, transforming society, valuing entrepreneurship and conducting use-inspired research. Faculty members in the Fulton Schools are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, adopt effective pedagogical practices in the development and delivery of graduate and undergraduate courses, advise both undergraduate and graduate student research and projects and undertake service activities.

Required qualifications:

* Doctorate in engineering, computer science or a related field

* Demonstrated evidence of research capability and commitment to teaching excellence as appropriate to the candidate's rank

Desired qualifications:

* Demonstrated commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to research and teaching

Appointments will be at the assistant, associate or full professor rank commensurate with the candidate's experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2017. The appointment will be made in the Polytechnic School.

How to apply:

Please submit a single PDF file to robotics2017 at asu.edu<mailto:robotics2017 at asu.edu> that includes:

* A cover letter summarizing the applicant's experience

* Curriculum vitae

* Statement describing research interests (two pages maximum)

* Statement describing teaching interests and philosophy (two pages maximum)

* Contact information for three references

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2016; if not filled, reviews will occur on the 1st and 15th of the month thereafter until the search is closed. For additional information regarding position specifics, please contact the search committee chair Professor Thomas Sugar (POLY) with any questions at thomas.sugar at asu.edu<mailto:thomas.sugar at asu.edu>

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. See ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) and the Title IX statement.

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