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Assistant Professor - Control and Robotics

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 073510
Job Title Assistant Professor - Control and Robotics
Location Syracuse, NY
Pay Range Commensurate w/ Experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Hours
Job Type Full-time
Rank Assistant
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code Not Applicable
Job Description

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Syracuse University seeks to fill a faculty position in the broad area of controls, robotics and dynamics at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. Applications are invited in all topics in this area, particularly those that complement current research activities in the department and the college. These research activities include, but are not limited to, bio-inspired and bio-mimetic systems; human-machine interactions; guidance, navigation and control of unmanned systems; intelligent control of energy and environmental systems; networked control systems; state estimation and sensor fusion; spacecraft dynamics and control; and additive manufacturing and advanced materials processes. The department has close ties with other departments and on-campus multidisciplinary centers, including the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE), the Center for Advanced Systems and Engineering (CASE), Syracuse Biomaterials Institute (SBI) and Green Data Center. Researchers working at these centers are involved in several federally funded projects on topics that include unmanned systems, biomimetic systems, intelligent building control, data fusion and mining, communication systems and networks. In addition, New York state opportunities include the recent investment of $250 million for unmanned systems and cross-connected platforms in the central New York state region as part of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative, and the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) funding opportunities to develop smart building technologies.

Qualifications

PhD in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline.

Job Specific Qualifications
Responsibilities

The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of the Department’s mission, including development of an independent, externally funded research program; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical and aerospace engineering; supervision of graduate and undergraduate students; and service responsibilities.

Physical Requirements

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Tools/Equipment

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Application Instructions

Please attach a cover letter that includes a statement of research interests and statement of teaching interests, your curriculum vitae, and contact information of three professional references.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university of extraordinary academics, distinctive offerings and an undeniable spirit. With a gorgeous campus in the heart of New York State, a global footprint and a history that dates to 1870, we embrace diverse backgrounds and viewpoints.

Our student population includes nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students, representing all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. Our proud commitment to veterans and their families is unrivaled in higher education. Home to 11 schools and colleges, Syracuse University blends the foundational power of the liberal arts with the intense focus of professional programs. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Sport and Human Dynamics, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts.

A medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of the state, Syracuse, N.Y., is approximately a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto and Montreal. With a metropolitan population of 700,000, Syracuse is a center for cultural, recreational and artistic events, including the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse Stage, Symphoria, Destiny Mall, multiple sporting events, and festivals including Jazz Fest and Winterfest. The outdoor enthusiast will enjoy having the Adirondack Mountains, the Finger Lakes, Lake Ontario, and the Thousands Islands Region within easy driving distance of the Syracuse campus.

EEOC

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

Job Posting Date 10/04/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Consideration
Job Category Faculty
Message to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents

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