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Assistant Professor of Teaching, Robotics
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 2, 2023
Title Assistant Professor of Teaching, Robotics
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY) seeks to fill two positions as Assistant Professor of Teaching (Lecturer) for the Robotics MS program. The positions are 10-month appointments and not tenure-track. We are looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

The primary purpose of this position is to improve the educational experience for graduate students enrolled in the Engineering Science MS (Robotics) Program. This is a fast-growing interdisciplinary program that provides training in robotics and automated manufacturing. The successful candidate should have an established focus in Industry 4.0 related to advanced manufacturing applications in robotics. The educational benefits of the program are strongly supported by local industry, thus providing theoretical and applied research opportunities in robotics for both faculty and students.

A successful candidate will be expected to assume the following responsibilities:
  • Serve as Instructor for required program courses related to:
    • Development of a digital twin models for robotic systems
    • Artificial intelligence applications in robotics
    • Advanced robotic-based manufacturing including Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT)
    • Data Fusion
  • Serve as Instructor for laboratory courses with a focus in robotics
  • Develop and implement innovative methods to further engage industry
  • Advise and supervise robotics graduate students including those who are working on projects in industrial environments

The University at Buffalo (UB), a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), is the largest and most comprehensive university in The State University of New York (SUNY) system, with about 20,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate students and 1,600 fulltime faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has 6,000 students enrolled across 9 academic departments.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

Buffalo is a city with a rapidly growing economy, eclectic neighborhoods, world-class art galleries and museums, a vibrant theater and music community, the Lake Erie waterfront, a city-wide system of parks designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports teams. The awe-inspiring Niagara Falls is just 20 minutes away. The department is located on the UB North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines outstanding public schools and services with a surprisingly low cost-of-living.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the University at Buffalo will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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