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Assistant Professor – Robotics/Automation (Tenure-Track)

Louisiana State University, College of Engineering, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor – Robotics/Automation (Tenure-Track)
Job Location: Baton Rouge , LA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-09-28
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor – Robotics/Automation (Tenure-Track)
Louisiana State University

Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and associated service in support of the educational mission and reputation of the unit. Research resulting in scholarship published in archival journals and research grant/contract solicitation to support it, along with associated service in support of the research mission and reputation of the unit. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a growing Robotics Team and support a recently introduced multidisciplinary Robotics Minor in the College of Engineering.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline, with a Ph.D. in Engineering or related scientific field (ABD candidates will be considered so long as degree requirements are met prior to August 2019); at least four years of experience, including graduate study; experience with robotics; excellent verbal and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Background in any area of robotics is welcome, including but not limited to: industrial robotics, collaborative robotics, integrated human robotics (e.g., assistive and wearable robotics), autonomous vehicles, subsea robotics, and medical robotics. Applicants should demonstrate interest and capabilities for developing active, internationally-visible, externally-sponsored research programs related to robotics, autonomous systems, or similar fields.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer

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Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed

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