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Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering 125910

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://jobs.uwf.edu. Applicants must attach the following documents: Curriculum Vitae Teaching Philosophy Letter of Application/Interest Statement of Research There will be an opportunity to upload these documents during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Number 125910
Position Title Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering 125910
Working Title
Department 7600 - Mechanical Engineering
Job Summary

Tenure-track faculty position requiring a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or field closely related to intelligent systems and robotics. Development of a strong externally funded research program, and instruction at the graduate and undergraduate levels incorporating the candidate’s most mature recent research results is expected. Exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered for a joint appointment with the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC). ABDs will be considered.

FLSA Exempt
Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or field closely related to intelligent systems and robotics from an accredited institution with a strong commitment to teaching, academic research, and service.  

Preferred Qualifications

Effective communication skills; demonstrated excellence in research, scholarship, and teaching, or evidence of high potential for such excellence; ability to articulate a coherent agenda of research and scholarship, and to identify potential funding sources to support such research; willingness and ability to work in a technology-based research and education environment, such as is characterized by use of learning technologies, distance learning, online courses, video-conferencing, and network and grid-based collaborative research; Prior experience in the role of PI or Co-PI on funded research projects; ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from variety of disciplines; experience working with students as academic or career advisor, overseeing student internships, or service-learning activities; interest or experience in mentoring students, both undergraduate and graduate, in research; interest or experience in working effectively with a diverse student population

Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience
Contract Period (In Months) 9 months
FTE 1.0
Normal Work Hours variable

Posting Details

Posting Details

Employment based visa sponsorship will be considered for this position.

Requisition Number F00173PO
Number of Vacancies 1
Work Location Main Campus and IHMC
Desired Start Date 08/08/2018
Position End Date
Open Date
Close Date 03/16/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://jobs.uwf.edu.
Applicants must attach the following documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Letter of Application/Interest
Statement of Research

There will be an opportunity to upload these documents during the application process.

For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Will you have attained a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or field closely related to intelligent systems and robotics from an accredited institution by the start date for this position?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Letter of Application/Interest
  4. Statement of Research
Optional Documents