San Diego State University — Faculty Position in Robotics and Control

The Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of robotics and control starting Fall 2020. Mechanical Engineering is one of four departments in the College of Engineering at San Diego State University. It offers an EAC ABET- accredited B.S. degree program, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The department has internationally recognized programs in energy and thermofluids, material science and processing, bioengineering, mechanics, MEMS, NEMS, sensors, robotics and control. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will develop synergies with areas of existing research excellence and exploit emerging areas of research by developing a vigorous externally funded research program in the general area of robotics and control. A demonstrated ability to collaborate across disciplinary boundaries is essential. The department shares with the College of Engineering and the University a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. The candidate is expected to supervise teams of undergraduate as well as graduate students. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to teach both experimental and theoretical courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in one or more core areas of mechanical engineering. Women and underrepresented minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. 

For more information about the department, college and university, please visit: http://mechanical.sdsu.edu, http://engineering.sdsu.edu, and http://www.sdsu.edu. 

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline. Applications must be received by November 1, 2019 to receive full consideration; the position will remain open until filled. Candidates must apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/64841. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair at MERCsearch@sdsu.edu. 

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer. 

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