Job Details

Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 1784879
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Engineering - Computer Engineering


Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Robotics


About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University invites applications for Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor with a focus on Robotics

Responsibilities: Northeastern University's Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant/associate/full teaching professor with a focus on Robotics. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track position. Appointments are made on an annual 8-month basis, with salary commensurate with experience. The position of Assistant Teaching professor entails educational interaction with students in roles including, but not limited to, traditional instruction (lecture courses, lab courses), curriculum development, and student advising. The main responsibility of this position is teaching courses related to robotics, including kinematics, dynamics, and control of robots, design of microprocessor-based control systems, sensory devices, output actuators, numerical methods, state estimation, control, perception, localization and mapping, motion planning, and the ROS (Robotic Operating System) environment. Also expected to teach courses in embedded systems, digital logic design, computer organization and/or programming.

The annual teaching course load is six courses, with the potential for teaching more than one section of a course in the same semester, over Fall and Spring semesters. Courses may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications: A PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, teaching experience, is required. Candidates should have demonstrated experience robotics and related subareas. At least 2 years' experience in teaching at the college/university level is recommended. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Industrial experience is desirable, but not required.

Application should include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, 3 references. A sample syllabus from a previously taught class is optional but recommended.

Salary Grade: FAC

Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity

To apply, visit https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/502465/assistantassociatefull-teaching-professor-electrical-and-computer-engineering-robotics





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