Assistant Professor Department of Intelligent Systems and Robotics – 125910

University of West Florida
Department of Intelligent Systems and Robotics

The University of West Florida (UWF), Pensacola, FL, USA in partnership with the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) located in downtown Pensacola, FL developed a new Ph.D. program in intelligent systems and robotics (ISR). The program is the first of its kind in Florida and one of only a few in the nation. The Ph.D. program centers on researching and developing leading-edge intelligent systems and robotic software and hardware technology that combines human and machine elements to exploit their respective strengths and mitigate their respective weaknesses.

The UWF Department of Intelligent Systems and Robotics invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position, preferably at the assistant professor level. While recruiting in the area of robotics is currently a priority for our program, outstanding candidates in all areas of intelligent systems and robotics will be considered. Qualified research- intensive applicants can be considered for a joint appointment with IHMC.

All tenured and tenure-track positions require a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related areas from an accredited institution at the time of employment. Successful candidates are expected to pursue an active and externally funded research program, to teach graduate courses, to supervise graduate students and to be instrumental in the development of the ISR Ph.D. program.

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

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The start date for the position is August 8, 2023. The preferred response date to apply is February 2, 2023. Salary range: Commensurate with education and experience.

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