[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Open Rank Faculty Positions at University of Maryland, College Park

Nikhil Chopra nchopra at umd.edu
Mon Jul 23 19:12:50 PDT 2018

Open Rank Faculty Positions
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor Department of
Mechanical Engineering

University of Maryland, College Park

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland,
College Park (www.enme.umd.edu) invites applications for candidates to
apply for full-time tenure-track and tenured faculty positions, with a
target start date of January 2019 for some of the positions and September
2019 for others. The hires will conduct research, teach and mentor
students, and work with others in a spirit of collaboration to enhance the
impact of the department. This will include strong scholarship, innovative
teaching of both graduate and undergraduate students, participation in
faculty governance and institution-building, service to the broader
scientific community, and forming partnerships within the department,
school, university, and/or with industrial, governmental, or community
partners. Senior hires are expected to have demonstrated leadership and
should plan to have impact in new areas. We are interested in applications
from individuals working on a broad range of problems in all areas of
Mechanical Engineering. We have a particular interest in robotics, dynamics
and controls, and energy systems, but individuals who can connect to these
areas or who are working at the boundaries of these areas are also
encouraged to apply.

Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the
following technical areas: robotics, dynamics and controls, and energy
systems. Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor should
have a strong record of research, educational activities, and service as
well as a strong funding history. Candidates should be effective
communicators and have an ability and interest in working with diverse
student populations having a variety of backgrounds, learning styles, and
skill levels.

Qualifications: Candidates must have received/receive a PhD in Mechanical
Engineering or a related discipline prior to employment.

Additional Information: For best consideration, applications should be
submitted by September 10, 2018, but the positions will remain open until
filled. Based upon our commitment to achieving excellence through diversity
and inclusion, those who have experience engaging with a range of faculty,
staff, and students and contributing to a climate of inclusivity are
encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in their
application materials. The review of applications will begin as they are
received and continue until the positions are filled.

Apply by uploading the following documents through the UMD employment
website at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__ejobs.umd.edu_postings_61686&d=DwIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=nh89q6MyiwrMAzzg3pbfXWgdRG7bKmm-NBe80qz59TA&s=6chJI_C_q5Ogzw_EPtoNzQQLFDbCR7idRhAWHEw9ME8&e=

   - Cover Letter
   - Curriculum Vitae
   - Research Statement
   - Teaching Statement
   - References (names of four)

Inquiries may be sent to: mefacultyaffairs at umd.edu.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (www.enme.umd.edu) hosts vibrant
education and research programs and is currently ranked in the top twenty
of all mechanical engineering graduate and undergraduate programs within
the United States. Department faculty members are encouraged to establish
multi-disciplinary collaborations with colleagues and leverage a broad
spectrum of shared research facilities. The University of Maryland has
strong research ties with many government agencies, institutes, research
laboratories, and other organizations located in the greater D.C. area.

   - EEO/AA Policy

   The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal
   opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable
   federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and
   affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for
   employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity
   for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
   religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected
   veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation,
   creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on
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