Research Assistant or Research Associate Professor; Robotics, Sensors, Advanced Manufacturing

Job Title: Research Assistant or Research Associate Professor; Robotics, Sensors, Advanced Manufacturing
Location: Twin Cities
Job ID: 306888
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Engineering, Computer, Physical, or Mathematical Sciences

About the job

The MnDRIVE Robotics, Sensors, and Advanced Manufacturing (RSAM) initiative [] invites applicants for the position of Research Assistant/Associate Professor in the broad areas of interest to the initiative: robotics, sensors, and advanced manufacturing.

Appointments will be in one or more appropriate academic departments in the Twin Cities campuses of the University of Minnesota (UMN). Primarily responsibilities include conducting basic research, establishing an externally-funded research program, and forming industry partnerships. Research faculty will be able to supervise students, collaborate with the existing RSAM research groups, and have access to state-of-the-art RSAM research facilities and equipment. Positions will be renewable annually based on performance and availability of funding. Successful candidates are expected to cover at least part of their salary within two years.

We encourage applications from under-represented groups. This is a contract faculty position that may be hired at the assistant or associate level, depending on qualifications and experience.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, visit the University's employment website, click the Apply button then follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. We encourage applications from underrepresented groups.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there. To be considered for this position, submit a C.V. or resume, a letter of interest, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.  Those invited to interview will be expected to provide letters of recommendation.   

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