[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Robotics Faculty Position at New York University

Ludovic Righetti ludovic.righetti at nyu.edu
Wed Oct 25 14:36:43 PDT 2017

Dear Colleagues,

New York University invites applications for faculty positions (all
ranks) in all areas of robotics as part of a multi-year growth
initiative of the Tandon School of Engineering (joint search between ECE
and MAE). The deadline for full consideration is January 15th 2018. (cf.
official advertisement below).

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.


New York University has multiple open tenured/tenure-track faculty
positions in Robotics at its Tandon School of Engineering in the
Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Mechanical
and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) as part of a major multi-year growth
initiative in robotics.

We seek applicants with outstanding research achievements and future
promise in all areas of robotics, including, but not limited to,
learning and perception for robotics, bio-inspired robotics, robotics
for healthcare, autonomous vehicles, and soft robotics. Candidates must
have a PhD degree in an engineering or related discipline, show evidence
of the ability to pursue an independent and ambitious research program
and a strong commitment to teaching.
The NYU Tandon School of Engineering strongly supports interdisciplinary
research and has close collaborations with the Langone School of
Medicine, the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU Abu Dhabi,
and NYU Shanghai. The faculty and students of the NYU Tandon School of
Engineering are at the forefront of the high-tech start-up culture in
New York City, and have access to and engage strongly with the school’s
world-class research centers in cyber security (ccs.nyu.edu), wireless
communications (nyuwireless.com), smart transportation, augmented and
virtual reality, and AI and have access to a state-of-the-art MakerSpace.

Candidates should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and
teaching statements, and letters from at least three references. All
application materials should be submitted electronically via

Applications received by January 15, 2018 will receive full consideration.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York
University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity
in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to
race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related
medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender
and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial
status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or
citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability,
predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status,
unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial
and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender
identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to
apply for vacant positions at all levels.

  Ludovic Righetti

  Associate Professor
  Tandon School of Engineering, New York University
  Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  Independent Research Group Leader
  Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany


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