Assistant Professor of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering
Job ID: 249878
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.
The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology is the second largest engineering college in Georgia with over 5,000 students. Students receive hands-on learning experiences from industry-expert faculty in the University’s state-of-the-art facilities to produce Georgia’s next generation of integrated engineers, with technical knowledge, intellectual depth, and experience in professional skills. With two programs in the Top 20 largest programs, the college has the third largest African American student enrollment among engineering colleges. For more information related to the college, please visit the website at https://engineering.kennesaw.edu/
The Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering consists of 410 undergraduate and graduate students and nine full-time faculty members. The faculty are committed to growing a program which is nationally recognized for providing an outstanding education to aspiring engineers, as well as peer-reviewed research with relevance. Scholarship in the Department includes both industry- and government-funded research projects focused on the practical application of engineering principles. The faculty have expertise in areas including soft robotics, smart materials, manufacturing & automation, machine design, UAV navigations and machine learning & intelligent systems, and best practices in engineering education. More information can be found at https://engineering.kennesaw.edu/robotics-mechatronics/
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering faculty position in the Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering with a preferred start date of January 2023.
The primary responsibilities of the position include research, teaching, and service work. The ideal candidate will bring an established record of or promise of a vigorous, interdisciplinary, and sustainable externally funded research program.
Courses are taught on the Marietta campus of Kennesaw State University and are offered during daytime and evening hours. Faculty are expected to teach in various instructional modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, flipped classroom, and online.
Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.
An earned terminal/doctorate degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field is required.
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Apply Before Date
For full consideration, please apply by October 27, 2022. This position is open until filled.
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Ying Wang, [email protected].
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Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415
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