[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Position in Design and Engineering at UC San Diego

Mike Tolley tolley at ucsd.edu
Tue Feb 26 11:30:42 PST 2019

Assistant Professor in Design & Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering
Job #JPF02025
Jacobs School of Engineering - JACOBS SCH. OF ENGINEERING

Open date: February 6th, 2019
Next review date: February 28th, 2019
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: June 30th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those
received after the review date will only be considered if the position has
not yet been filled.

The Design Lab at UC San Diego, in collaboration with departments in the
Jacobs School of Engineering, seeks candidates for tenure-track faculty
positions at the Assistant Professor rank. The Design Lab at UC San Diego
is a new initiative, established by the Chancellor to become a major
international center for human-centered design, with the focus upon design
as a way of thinking, especially dealing with a people-centered approach to
complex sociotechnical systems.

The Design Lab works with departments and divisions throughout the
University. This ad welcomes applicants for a position in a department
within the Jacobs School of Engineering, including Computer Science &
Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Aerospace
Engineering, and Structural Engineering. Companion ads are available for
positions in the School of Medicine and Division of Social Sciences.

Assistant Professor candidates must have completed a terminal degree (or
advancement to candidacy)--such as a PhD, MD or equivalent doctoral degree
and show great promise in teaching, service and research.

Preferred candidates will
- have published human-centered research in conference and/or journal
articles in highly-regarded peer-reviewed venues;
- be able to demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence as they will
be expected to supervise and teach graduate and undergraduate students in
design-related courses;
- demonstrate the highest standards of scholarship and professional
activity; and
- contribute to a campus climate that supports equity, inclusion, and

An interdisciplinary perspective and experience with multiple methodologies
is highly valued. Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage
in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially
encouraged to apply. Please submit application by the initial deadline for
full consideration, the position will remain open until filled:

The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous program
of high-quality funded design and engineering research. Potential domains
for human-centered design research include:

- imaging and sensors,
- real-world usage in health & other domains,
- human-robot interaction,
- cyperphysical systems,
- medical devices,
- design tools for mass customization,
- human-computer interaction,
- visualization,
- crowdsourcing,
- social computing, and
- engineering systems & operations.
Other relevant areas are welcomed.

For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please see the
UCSD Partner Opportunities Program.

Appointments are expected to begin July 1, 2019 and salary is commensurate
with experience and based on the University of California pay scales.
Applications received by February 18th will be given full consideration.
The position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to academic
excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and
to addressing dual-career issues. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

La Jolla, CA

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