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Lecturer Position in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024

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Lecturer Position in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Oct 02, 2023

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics within the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania seeks outstanding applicants for a lecturer position to teach courses in robotics and autonomous systems and contribute to the educational programs of the Department and the General Robotics, Automation, Sensing, and Perception (GRASP) Laboratory

We are seeking candidates with an interest in teaching robotics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in areas such as robot design, development, control, perception, mapping, and learning. Candidates must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education in robotics, autonomous systems, or related fields. We are especially interested in candidates with a diversity of experiences and perspectives. Appointments may be at Senior Lecturer or Lecturer rank commensurate with the candidate's experience and accomplishments. This position is non-tenure track.

Applicants who have deep knowledge and experience in robotics and autonomous systems through a PhD in a related engineering discipline or significant relevant industry experience are sought.

Application Instructions
Applications must be submitted online through Interfolio and should include a cover letter (up to 2 pages), Curriculum Vitae, teaching statement (up to 2 pages), and diversity statement, and contact information of 3 references. For full consideration, please apply by November 30, 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately, so we encourage early submission.

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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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