[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Position in Autonomy (AE/IRIM-GaTech)

Tsiotras, Panagiotis tsiotras at gatech.edu
Thu May 18 19:52:45 PDT 2017


Faculty Position in Autonomy (AE/IRIM-GaTech)

The Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines and the School of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) invites nominations and applications for a faculty position in the general area of autonomous and intelligent systems. The appointment is expected to be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, but appointments at the Full Professor level will be considered for exceptional candidates having demonstrated a superior research and teaching record.

Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as to the development of an externally funded research program.  An earned doctorate in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Software Engineering or a closely related field is required.

The Aerospace Engineering program at Georgia Tech is the largest program of its kind in the US, having approximately 40 full-time faculty members, and more than 800 undergraduate students and 500+ graduate students. Its undergraduate and graduate programs are typically ranked among the top aerospace engineering programs in the nation. The research interests of the faculty cover a broad spectrum including gas dynamics, propulsion, combustion, aerodynamics, structural mechanics, flight mechanics, robotics and autonomy, orbital mechanics, rotorcraft, aircraft and space systems design, dynamics and control, air-traffic control, and cognitive engineering. Information about the School can be found at www.ae.gatech.edu<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ae.gatech.edu&d=DwIGaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=ug_HMUWoCNEl6GZ8YaQmx-4n3nP6fuxkWWqWtVKPynI&s=NYq-Z_wcIGqluN2WXzmrG1UeL0THLKn_KFfesFtfh6c&e= >.

The Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM) is one of the twelve Interdisciplinary Research Institutes (IRI) at Georgia Tech, and serves as an umbrella under which robotics researchers, educators, and students from across campus come together to advance the many high-powered and diverse robotics activities at Georgia Tech.  IRIM’s mission is to create new and exciting opportunities for faculty collaboration; educate the next generation of robotics experts, entrepreneurs, and academic leaders; and partner with industry and government to pursue truly transformative robotics research. More than 70 faculty, 30 labs and 60+ PhD students across the College of Engineering, the College of Computing, the College of Science, and the College of Design are affiliated with IRIM. More details about IRIM can be found at robotics.gatech.edu<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__robotics.gatech.edu&d=DwIGaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=ug_HMUWoCNEl6GZ8YaQmx-4n3nP6fuxkWWqWtVKPynI&s=1dUPniqxUB4lUId6POXl4dJdQQXkCmdjiBLqzWcczJw&e= >

Applicants should send (electronically or via mail) a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research plans, and the name and contact information of at least three references to: Michelle Hall, c/o Professor Panagiotis Tsiotras, Search Committee Chair on Autonomy, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 30332-0150. Phone: (404) 385-3819, e-mail: michelle.hall at ae.gatech.edu<mailto:michelle.hall at ae.gatech.edu>

**NOTE**: Interested candidates who will be attending ICRA 2017 in Singapore and want to learn more about this and other hiring opportunities at IRIM, are welcome to attend the “Get to Know IRIM” event on Tuesday May 30th from 6-8pm at the Casablanca Conference Room in the MICE Business Centre on the level 3 of the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, which is located opposite the Marina Bay Sands hotel.

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Panagiotis Tsiotras
College of Engineering Dean’s Professor
Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering
Associate Director for Research, Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines
Georgia Institute of Technology,  Atlanta, GA 30332-0150, USA
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