Assistant or Assoc. Professor- Automotive Engineering

Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: Automotive Engineering
Assistant or Assoc. Professor- Automotive Engineering

Location: 4 Research Drive Greenville, SC 29607

Clemson University's Department of Automotive Engineering is searching for outstanding applicants for a tenure- track faculty position, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, related to the broad area of connected and automated vehicles.

Research areas of interest include connected and automated vehicles with expertise in the domain(s) of perception, sensor-fusion, navigation, optimization, learning and/or control; and deployment experience with real-time software/hardware architectures for intelligent and autonomous systems. Candidates are expected to establish an internationally-recognized research group and education program around the vehicle automation systems.

The position will include a competitive salary and startup package to support the research mission of the Advanced Powertrains Group. Candidates will also interact with existing research groups throughout Clemson University, and participate in interdisciplinary research initiatives.


Leading candidates should possess:

• A Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant technical discipline (such as Electrical, Mechanical, Automotive, Systems, or Computer Science)

• The ability to build a research program, produce scholarly publications and have a strong dedication to undergraduate and graduate level teaching

• The qualities of an "entrepreneurial scholar." This means an individual who converts a vision into reality through superior strategic planning and execution skills, while leading the intellectual exploration of new methods related to electrified powertrains

• A knowledge base in global automotive and/or aerospace technologies with connections to industry


Applicants should apply via Interfolio by submitting a resume/CV, statements of research, teaching interests, and the name and contact information of at least three references. Applications will be welcomed on an ongoing basis until the search is complete but application review will begin by March 1st 2018. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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