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Tenure -track position available in the areas of Prosthetics and Assistive Robotics

University of California Davis
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The University of California at David has a tenure -track position available in the areas of Prosthetics and Assistive Robotics.  The appointment is at the Assistant Professor level.  The appointment will be in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering.  Successful candidates will be expected to fit within the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, in research, teaching, and department administration.  However, the research program of a successful candidate is expected to integrate campus strengths in engineering, neurosciences, and medicine.  Candidates interested in helping lead efforts to integrate these disciplines on the UC David campus, possibly as part of a new initiative for Neuroengineering & Medicine, are encouraged to apply.  The current positions are part of a cluster of hires that will also include associated positions in neurobiology/motor control and brain-computer interfaces.  Interdisciplinary collaborations with other departments within the College of Engineering, School of Veterinary Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Biological Sciences and College of Letters and Science are highly desirable and encouraged through a strong campus Graduate Group system

We encourage candidates from all specialties within the discipline of Prosthetics and Assistive Robotics.  Possible areas include artificial limbs, human-machine interfaces, exoskeletons, cochlear and retinal implants , and any other devices that assist or treat people with disability, or enhance human capabilities.  Outstanding candidates in other areas of Prosthetics and Assistive Robotics will also be considered

To be considered, applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent (including M.D. /Ph.D.) in any field of engineering.  Also , applicants must possess an excellent record of accomplishments in research, and demonstrated potential to obtain extramural research support.  Applicants must be able to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in engineering related to their disciplines

Required materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statements of research and teaching plans, and contact information for 3 references.  In addition, applicants must submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity that highlights past efforts to encourage diversity.  (http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusions/indx.html).

Please submit materials at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02299.  Review of applications will begin September 15,2018 but the position will be open until filled.  Inquiries should be directed to

Prof. Sanjay S Joshi

Search Committee Chair , Prosthetics and Assistive Robotics

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

University of California

One Shields Avenue.  Davis, CA 95616


UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community.  UC David welcomes all qualified applicants to apply., including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.  UC Davis is a smoke - and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2017.  Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.






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