The Robotics Department in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks that will join our mission to accelerate advances in robotics for the benefit of society. Successful candidates will have a relevant doctorate or equivalent experience and an outstanding record of achievement and impactful research in academia, industry, and/or at national laboratories. They will have a strong record of commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to providing service to the university and to the profession, and to broadening the intellectual diversity of the College.
The Robotics Department seeks to fill multiple tenure-track faculty positions and invites candidates across all research areas relevant to robotics to apply. Candidates in computational areas of robotics such as perception and learning are especially encouraged to apply. Women and underrepresented minorities are highly encouraged to apply. Please see application instructions and further information at https://robotics.umich.edu/jobs/. Application review will begin on November 6, 2023 and will continue on a rolling basis. All applications submitted by December 1, 2023 will receive full consideration.
The Robotics Department at the College of Engineering is committed to providing its members with an environment filled with integrity, enthusiasm, and respect. For more information about our values, please see: https://robotics.umich.edu/about/values/ Growing out of a successful Robotics Institute, the Department was established in 2022 to offer Bachelor’s degrees in addition to Masters and PhDs degrees (since 2014), with the goal of formally establishing and defining the discipline of Robotics.
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