We invite applications for an Assistant Professor of Instruction in Robotics to begin September 2019. The successful applicant will be an exceptional teacher and mentor, combining a deep knowledge of robotics with a passion to convey that knowledge to students. The successful applicant will teach robotics-related courses, advise student projects, and create a learning environment for students from a variety of technical backgrounds. Responsibilities include mentoring students as they pursue their academic work, as they develop projects, and as they apply for jobs.
This is a non-tenure-track position with an advancement path including Associate Professor of Instruction and Full Professor of Instruction. The successful applicant will be expected to stay abreast of the latest developments in robotics technology.
Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. with a robotics focus. Relevant industrial experience is a plus.
Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three to five letters of reference which can speak to the applicant’s teaching abilities, (4) statement of teaching philosophy, and (5) recent teaching evaluations (if available). Upload instructions are found at https://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/mechanical/careers/
Review of materials will begin on April 01, 2019, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials before that date. Applications received after that date will be considered on a rolling basis.
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Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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