[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Tenure Track Faculty Search at University of Michigan with Focus on Marine Robotics

Matthew Johnson-Roberson mattkjr at gmail.com
Sun Oct 22 08:04:25 PDT 2017

The Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor level.

The department seeks applicants for a position with the following areas of research emphasis:

Autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), marine robotics, electrification, control and dynamics, condition monitoring, distributed systems, sensing, and navigation with applications in marine platforms and vessels.

Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in a relevantcandidate is expected to establish an independent research program and to contribute effectively to the department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. The College of Engineering is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do.  Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__strategicvision.engin.umich.edu_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=kjZUasCFuqZzS1ASr3DWHoF7LM_gXgqK6wXHJpE6xhQ&s=1_M_HOzn5d_d_q49IZ1aGasBBh2CkBbXM2aYZhQS7sQ&e= .

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering  component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment—can be found at: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.engin.umich.edu_college_about_diversity&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=kjZUasCFuqZzS1ASr3DWHoF7LM_gXgqK6wXHJpE6xhQ&s=D7xsrEKQUugY_juu6vHm7HyBpVYpGi6rT0v0mwvI2d8&e= .

Application Materials

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of present and future research plans, a statement of teaching experience and interests, and the names of at least three persons who can provide letters of recommendation. Materials should be submitted to


All applicants will be acknowledged. Applications will be considered as they are received. However, for full consideration, applications must be received by December 1, 2017.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career families.

Please send any comments or inquiries to NAME-fac-search at umich.edu

Matthew Johnson-Roberson, PhD
Deep Robot Optical Perception Lab | https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__droplab.engin.umich.edu_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=kjZUasCFuqZzS1ASr3DWHoF7LM_gXgqK6wXHJpE6xhQ&s=vhi-G4mpSZq0PhLTlDpg2PBFTRRDu7wtAMe23zQf93Y&e=
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
2600 Draper Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2145
Email: mattjr at umich.edu

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