Job no: 516204
Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Date opened: 12 Oct 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
The Department of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Engineering, to begin September 1, 2023. We seek energetic candidates with strong experimental research track records capable of establishing and maintaining a nationally recognized and externally funded applied research program in the fields of Robotics or Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). Research areas may include (but not limited to): AI, Robotics, CPS, reinforcement learning, control systems, smart cities, real-time machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicle and UAV, computer vision, novel actuator and sensor technology, CPS safety and security, digital system design, etc.
UMass Boston is the only public research university in the greater Boston area and is undertaking a multi-year engineering expansion. At present, the Engineering Department offers BS degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, with the intent to develop additional four-year BS degrees in the future. The Department has at its core a cross-disciplinary research, educational and engineering design philosophy. The successful candidate is expected to draw graduate student support from the existing graduate programs in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, Physics, Integrative Biosciences (IB), Computational Sciences (CSci), Biology, Chemistry, and/or Environmental Sciences while the Engineering Departmentâ€™s graduate programs are developed.
Successful candidates will have experience in and enthusiasm for teaching undergraduate courses and a desire to contribute to the growth of a strong Engineering Department. A completed Ph.D. in Computer and/or Electrical Engineering or a closely related field at the time of hiring is required.
Applicants should upload a cover letter, comprehensive curriculum vitae, statements of research objectives and teaching philosophy, as well as the names of at least three references with contact information online. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
UMass Boston requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to confirm proof of their vaccination status. Exemptions from the vaccine requirement will be permitted only for qualifying religious or medical reasons. Regardless of vaccination status, you must wear a face covering in public indoor spaces on campus.