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Assistant Professor Robotics at NJIT

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

Newark, New Jersey 07102
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Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Assistant Professor – Robotics

The Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department (MIE) at the New Jersey Institute of Technology invite applications from outstanding individuals for a tenure track assistant professor faculty positions with primary focus on robotics. NJIT has two position openings, one in each one of the two departments, ECE and MIE. The anticipated start date is August 2018. The successful candidates are likely to have a primary appointment in one department, and a secondary appointment in the other.

Research areas of interest include: control and embedded systems for robotics and automation, industrial robotics and robots for manufacturing, collaborative robotics, integrated human robotics (e.g., assistive and wearable robotics), robot perception and sensing, micro-robots, soft robotics, and autonomous vehicles.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in a related discipline and have a proven record of research and teaching. We seek candidates with demonstrated ability to conduct research at the highest level, and with a commitment to outstanding teaching and mentoring of students. The successful candidate is expected to attract funding to develop and sustain active sponsored research programs, teach core undergraduate and/or graduate courses, and develop new courses related to their research expertise. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applications should be submitted online at using Requisition Number 15 (ECE) and 10 (MIE). Please include a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and names of at least three references. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to the department chairperson, Dr. Leonid Tsybeskov,; or to Professor I. Joga Rao, Chair, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,

To build a diverse workforce, NJIT encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. EEO employer.

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