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Position: Research Assistant Professor/Senior Researcher in Robotics
Institution: University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Location: Princess Anne, Maryland, United States
Duties: The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) Futures Institute invites applications for a full-time, grant-funded, non-tenure track position
Requirements: Ph.D. in Robotics, Electrical/Computer/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline from a US R1 university or foreign equivalent; Postdoctoral experience at a leading research university; One or more years of experience in Robotics, Navigation, Control, Haptics, VR, or Machine Learning
   
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Posting Details Position Information Position Title Research Assistant Professor/Senior Researcher in Robotics Job Type Faculty Position Information The University of Maryland Eastern Shore ( UMES ) Futures Institute invites applications for a full-time, grant-funded, non-tenure track position. University Information: The University of Maryland Eastern Shore ( UMES ) is the 1890-Land-Grant University in Maryland, located in a rural setting on the Delmarva Peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. The major metropolitan areas of Washington D.C., Baltimore, MD, and Philadelphia, PA are within easy travel distance. Responsibilities Conducts research and development in the area of human centered AI including implementing ongoing collaborative research projects among UMES scientists on autonomous systems. Specifically, conducts research and develops legged robots, autonomous ground vehicles, or autonomous aerial vehicles. Works with the Futures Institute faculty for hypothesis development and experimental design. Leading research projects in studying the architecture, design, algorithms, actuation, and working of autonomous systems. Conducts data processing, analysis, reporting, testing, manuscript preparation, and presentations. Assists in managing the research in the lab. Mentors and supervises PhD students. Applies for grant funding in collaboration with other faculty. Performs other related duties as assigned. Classification 25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations Required Qualifications Ph.D. in Robotics, Electrical/Computer/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline from a US R1 university or foreign equivalent. Postdoctoral experience at a leading research university. One or more years of experience in Robotics, Navigation, Control, Haptics, VR, or Machine Learning. Experience designing and building autonomous systems/agents. Must have strong programming skills. Must have refereed publications in leading scientific journals. Preferred Qualifications Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Must have strong programming and research skills. Must have strong written and communications skills. Ability to form collaborative partnerships. Must have the potential to develop and deploy innovative autonomous ground or aerial systems and/or legged robots. Ability to work with diverse faculty and student body. Certifications/Registrations N/A EEO Statement UMES is an EEO /AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship. FLSA Exempt Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications Posting Detail Information Posting Number F00275P Application/Resume deadline Open Until Filled Yes Resume/Application Process Resume review will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, statement of research and interest, unofficial transcript, and the names of three current professional references (current or past supervisor) including e-mail address, and telephone number (current supervisor will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior consent). All applicants must apply using the online application system. Please visit http://umes.peopleadmin.com to apply. Job Posting Link https://umes.peopleadmin.com/postings/4059 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you have Ph.D. in Robotics, Electrical/Computer/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline from a US R1 university or foreign equivalent? Yes No * Do you have Postdoctoral experience at a leading research university? Yes No * How many years of experience in Robotics, Navigation, Control, Haptics, VR, or Machine Learning do you possess? One year or more None of the above * Do you have experience designing and building autonomous systems/agents? Yes No Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents List of References Unofficial Transcripts Resume Statement of Research Interests Letter of Interest Optional Documents To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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