The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at Princeton University invites applications for a faculty position at the senior level (tenured Associate or Full Professor rank) in the broadly defined field of robotics and cyber-physical systems. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in engineering or a related subject, and have a demonstrated record of excellence and leadership in research. We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring.Princeton SEAS has a long history of leadership in its core disciplines of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Chemical and Biological Engineering. A major effort is underway to establish a collaborative, cross-disciplinary community in robotics and cyber-physical systems, which will lead to new academic opportunities and future robotic systems that interact with the human-occupied world with safety and sophistication for the benefit of society. We seek candidates with the background, expertise, creativity, and passion to build upon and complement existing strengths in order to lead Princeton in its efforts to establish inspiring research and teaching in the rapidly growing field of robotics and cyber-physical systems. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2017. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, a summary of research accomplishments and future plans, a teaching statement, and contact information for at least three references online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/3442. Personal statements that summarize leadership experience and contributions to diversity are encouraged.This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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