Qualified applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and contact information for three to five references.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidate are appointed, however, applications received prior to January 15, 2020, will receive highest priority.
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The University of Michigan-Dearborn, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the general area of robotics starting September 1, 2020. Although candidates at the Assistant Professor rank are preferred, exceptional candidates may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor depending upon experience and qualifications. The applicant should have research interests and expertise within all areas of robotics, relevance to vehicle autonomy, perception, sensor fusion, reasoning, and navigation is desirable. Selected candidates are expected to establish an excellent externally funded research program in their chosen area.
The ECE Department offers several BS and MS degrees, as well as a PhD degree. The current funded research areas in the department include robotics, intelligent systems, embedded systems, information security, power electronics, hybrid vehicles, battery management, computer networks, and wireless communications.
Qualified candidates must have, or expect to have, an earned Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment, and will be expected to do scholarly and sponsored research, as well as teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts more than 9,300 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus as a Best Regional University.
The campus is located on 200 acres of the original Henry Ford Estate. Dearborn is centrally located within one of America's largest business regions. The geographically diverse area provides faculty with a variety of urban, suburban, and rural areas within a reasonable commute, including Detroit, Detroit suburbs, and Ann Arbor.
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