Full-Time Lecturer in Robotics
The Maryland Robotics Center at the University of Maryland seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer starting June 2019. The position will have full-time teaching responsibilities central to the Robotics Masters of Engineering Program and will generally involve teaching 5-6 courses (possibly with associated labs) per year.
We seek applicants who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching, hands-on learning, mentoring and active engagement with the students. The ideal candidate should have strong background in one or more of the following areas: autonomous systems, robot control and modeling, perception and planning, and AI/ML. The candidate is expected to incorporate creative approaches to teaching that enhance the student learning experience, help assist students in the use of lab equipment, as well as be committed to advising and service. Courses are taught in on-campus and remote site formats, and may be expanded to online in the future.
The successful candidate must have a PhD in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field, and classroom teaching experience with proven excellence designing and teaching a variety of robotics-related courses. Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate interest in and potential for outstanding teaching and ability to innovate and adopt various teaching methods in the classroom and labs.
As per current guidelines, lecturers are appointed to a 1-year term, with the intention of renewal with demonstrated successful performance. Applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented on engineering faculties are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by February 15, 2019
. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a 1-2 page teaching statement that also highlights the applicant's primary course interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available) and contact information for at least three references to email@example.com
. Must be currently eligible to work in the United States.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
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