Senior and Junior Tenure-Track Positions in the area of Robotics and Controls
September 23, 2017
Position Description - The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science at Lehigh University invites nominations and applications from qualified individuals for senior/junior tenure-track positions in the area of robotics & controls.
Lehigh University is investing more than $250M over the next few years on new innovative research and academic programs to enhance its intellectual footprint and our equitable community. The investments, based on faculty-driven initiatives, will advance the university's mission and commitment to enhance stu-dent experiences. Investments will include upgrades to physical plants, research and teaching laboratories, and technical infrastructure.
The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering has a strong and diverse team of faculty members researching in the core disciplines of robotics, controls, and intelligent systems. This faculty search aims at expanding our core team to accelerate growth of interdisciplinary research in the area of robotics and controls. Our vision is for Lehigh University and the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania to achieve national prominence and leadership in this important growth area and related technology. We are committed to growing our research footprint in this space while supporting an inclusive learning, research, and working environment.
We invite applications from outstanding faculty candidates at both junior and senior levels for multiple tenure-track positions in all aspects of robotics and controls, including (but not limited to):
Perception and learning in robotics
Field & industrial robotics
Control and planning of autonomous systems
Micro-, nano-scale robotics
Haptics, human-robot interaction, social robotics
Biologically inspired and soft robotics
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related field and a distinguished record of research scholarship, and qualify for the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. Ideal candidates with outstanding academic credentials and a strong interest in research and teaching (especially undergraduate education) will be given priority. Applications from female or minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Lehigh provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including partner benefits. Lehigh University has a well-developed infrastructure to address dual career and work-life balance matters. As demonstrated by the Core Values and the Principles of Our Equitable Community, Lehigh University is committed to the values of Integrity and Honesty, Equitable Community, Academic Freedom, Intellectual Curiosity, Collaboration, Commitment to Excellence, and Leadership.
Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe.