Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Mechanical Engineering - Robotics)

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Job Title: Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Mechanical Engineering - Robotics)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 44768
Department The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of robotics, in the city of Tallahassee, Florida.

The ME Department currently has approximately 28 faculty, 85 graduate students, 361 undergraduate students and annual expenditures in excess of $6.5 million. The successful candidate will find outstanding facilities, a collaborative and collegial work environment, and a strong dedication to diversity and excellence in research and education. Potential applicants seeking more information are encouraged to visit our website at The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program, collaborate with interdisciplinary researchers across campus, and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in education. The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in service activities within the department, the university and the profession.Qualifications Candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline. We seek an outstanding scholar who demonstrates, or has potential for: leadership in engineering research; success in educating postgraduate and undergraduate students; ability to secure sustained research funding; and aptitude in working collaboratively across disciplinary boundaries.Other Information We expect to hire at the assistant professor level, although applicants with outstanding qualifications and experience will be considered for appointment at a higher rank.

We expect that the candidate would join our existing Center for Intelligent Systems, Control, and Robotics (CISCOR,, but outstanding opportunities exist for collaboration with a number of additional centers of excellence including: the High Performance Materials Institute (HPMI,, the Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion (FCAAP,, and the Aerospace, Mechatronics and Energy Center (AME, The college also has a major strategic initiative in "Helping the Impaired Musculoskeletal System" that is dependent on robotics ( Info Any questions about the positions should be directed to Dr. Jonathan Clark at [email protected] Information The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is the unique combination of two outstanding universities with overlapping but distinct missions – the nation’s top Historically Black College/University with a Tier-1 research university. As such we provide an outstanding research and entrepreneurship-based education to one of the most diverse student populations in the US. Faculty are employed by one of our partner universities, but hold joint faculty privileges at both institutions.Pay Plan This is a Faculty position.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.Request Letters of Reference This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system:

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You may also return to the My References link and click on "Send/View Reference Request" to see if your references have responded, add additional references, or resend requests.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.




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Posted: 2/7/2019
Application Due: 4/26/2019
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