Job ID: 138936

Assistant Professor, Mechatronics Engineering - 38794

Northern Illinois University

  • Feb. 26, 2020
  • Assistant Professor, Mechatronics Engineering - 38794
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Northern Illinois University
    DeKalb, IL
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

Position Description Summary
The Assistant Professor is expected to have a research agenda that expands the program portfolio in mechatronics design including potential areas such as servo drives and vision-based control, PLC-based mechatronics systems, advanced sensing and actuating, MEMS and NEMS, intelligent systems, and advanced robotics and automation, or other related topics. A research start-up package is anticipated for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor is expected to contribute to the delivery of teaching for the program’s course offerings and conduct externally funded research; will complement and strengthen teaching and research related to the current development activities within the MCTR Program.

Required Qualifications
A Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Control Engineering, or a closely related engineering field is required by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstration of collaboration with both industrial and academic partners. Experience in developing proposals and applications for research funding leading to high quality publications in peer-reviewed journals.

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