[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Positions in Robotics at Oregon State University

Kagan Tumer kagan.tumer at oregonstate.edu
Wed Oct 26 17:45:48 PDT 2016

Oregon State University (OSU) Robotics program invites applications for 
one or more full-time tenure-track and/or tenured faculty positions to 
begin Fall 2017. All areas relating to robotics will be considered. As 
one of the nation’s leading Robotics programs, OSU seeks top-quality 
candidates who will help us continue to grow 
(https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__robotics.oregonstate.edu&d=DQIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=ZV8kvFghbandTBfKzXTwpyGWS05z8FCjzA9WOZgfmJY&s=WA5Hf48C56COemR1cvHfhRXgzoOkIpqsbctSaqap72o&e= ).

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in robotics, mechanical engineering, 
electrical and computer engineering, computer science, or other relevant 
discipline by the start date of employment, have a demonstrated record 
of scholarship, and have experience working with real robots.  The 
successful candidates will have office and laboratory space physically 
located with the existing Robotics group, and will have an 
administrative home most appropriate to their area of expertise within 
the College of Engineering’s School of Electrical Engineering and 
Computer Science (EECS) or School of Mechanical, Industrial and 
Manufacturing Engineering (MIME). As a Land/Sea/Air/Space/Sun Grant 
institution, with strong ties to oceanography and the NOAA fleet, as 
well as the host of an FAA UAV test site, OSU offers many opportunities 
to collaborate across disciplines and utilize Robotics as an enabling 

Appointment is anticipated at the Assistant Professor rank, but 
candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for 
appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Applicants 
should demonstrate a strong commitment and capacity to initiate new 
funded research as well as to expand, complement, and collaborate with 
existing research programs within and outside of the OSU College of 
Engineering. Further, applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment 
to graduate and undergraduate teaching, including developing new courses 
related to their research expertise.

Oregon State is located in Corvallis, at the heart of Oregon’s 
Willamette Valley. Surrounded by forests and mountains, Corvallis 
combines the amenities of a college town with ample opportunity for 
outdoor recreation and fresh local food. Portland, the Cascade mountain 
range, and the Oregon Coast are all within easy reach.

Oregon State University has a strong institutional commitment to 
diversity and multiculturalism, and provides a welcoming atmosphere with 
unique professional opportunities for leaders from underrepresented 
groups. OSU seeks diversity as a source of enrichment for our university 
community. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and 
particularly encourage applications from members of historically 
underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with 
disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who share 
our vision of an inclusive community. The College of Engineering ranks 
high nationally in terms of the percentage of women faculty, and the 
university supports dual-career applications.

Apply online at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__jobs.oregonstate.edu_postings_34121&d=DQIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=ZV8kvFghbandTBfKzXTwpyGWS05z8FCjzA9WOZgfmJY&s=pinnGNQDSqMuLG_L43JpjNGVa1ngn97zaym4_ugqe-c&e=  (posting: 
P00825UF) with the following documents: A letter of interest; vita; a 
two-page statement of research interests; a one-page statement of 
teaching interests; a one-page statement on past efforts and future 
plans to promote equity and inclusion; and names and contact information 
for at least three references. To be assured full consideration, 
applications should be received by December 15, 2016.

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