Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Robotics

May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Robotics

Requisition Number: FTFR000943

Division/College: College of Engineering

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Northeastern University's Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor with a focus on robotics. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track position. Appointments are made on an annual 8-month basis, with salary commensurate with experience. The position of Teaching professor entails educational interaction with students in roles including, but not limited to, traditional instruction (lecture courses, lab courses), project team advising, and student organization advising.

The main responsibility of this position is teaching courses related to robotics, including kinematics, dynamics, and control of robots, design of micro-processor-based control systems,, sensory devices, output actuators, numerical methods, state estimation, control, perception, localization and mapping, motion planning, and the ROS (Robotic Operating System) environment. Also expected to teach courses in embedded systems, digital logic design, computer organization and/or programming.

The annual teaching course load is six courses, with the potential for teaching more than one section of a course in the same semester, over Fall and Spring semesters. Courses may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Teaching professors are also encouraged to pursue scholarly research on both educational and pedagogical topics as well as in their technical area of expertise, and have the opportunity to supervise graduate students.


A PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science, with teaching experience, is required. Candidates should have demonstrated experience in robotics and related subareas. At least 2 years’ experience in teaching at the college/university level is recommended. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Industrial experience is desirable, but not required.

Additional Information:
Application should include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and contact information for up to three references.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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