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Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track)
United States Naval Academy

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2023
Title Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track)
University United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD, United States
Department Robotics and Control Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date As early as July 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Robotics
    Optics & Optical Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics
    Energy Technology
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The U.S. Naval Academy Department of Weapons, Robotics, and Control Engineering (WRCE) invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position to begin as early as July 2024. Review of applications will begin on November 17, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

The WRCE major is an ABET-accredited 4-year B.S. degree that prepares midshipmen for an increasingly autonomous world. The department faculty consists of a mix of civilian and military professors with a focus on high-quality, in-person instruction in small, undergraduate classes that average no more than twenty students. Additional opportunities to professionally engage with students through extra-curricular activities, mentorship, and coaching are encouraged. Engineering labs are equipped with state-of-the-art hardware for exploring robotics, autonomy, control, machine vision, biomechanics, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML), and rapid prototyping.

Candidates should hold US citizenship and have a Ph.D. in Robotics, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related STEM fields prior to beginning employment. USNA promotes equal employment opportunity (EEO) and inclusiveness while providing competitive salaries commensurate with experience.  Please visit the department website, for additional information about the WRCE department and facilities.

For more information about this position and how to apply please visit the USNA position announcement at

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