Assistant Professor of Weapons and Systems Engineering
Academic Dean and Provost,
Weapons and Systems Engineering Department
DATE CLOSES: January 1, 2014
ABOUT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY
As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate university, the United States Naval Academy has its own unique niche amongst American educational institutions. Our talented civilian faculty and staff are united by one common purpose--to develop the next generation of leaders for our naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards. Every year more than one million people tour "the Yard" to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.
The Naval Academy's Weapons and Systems Engineering Department (http://www.usna.edu/WSE/)
invites applications for multiple tenure track faculty positions.
Appointments at all ranks will be considered, but the preference is for
junior faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position may
begin as early as the fall of 2014.
The Systems Engineering major seeks candidates that can contribute to a broad field of study including dynamics and control, mechatronics, robotics, and embedded computers. The successful candidate is expected to teach and, eventually, develop course material in one or more of these areas, to advise student projects, and to maintain a research program and a technical publication record. The Systems Engineering curriculum (accredited by ABET) is laboratory intensive and emphasizes design for autonomy. Class sizes are small and laboratories are state-of-the-art.
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
A Ph.D. in electrical, mechanical, or closely related engineering field
Additional technical expertise including previous research in areas of bioengineering, human machine interface, cyber-physical systems, engineering management, and military technology is highly desirable.
HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION
Applications in the form of a cover letter and CV accompanied by teaching
and research statements should be submitted by January 1, 2014 and sent
Search Committee, c/o Prof. Joel Esposito
Weapons and Systems Engineering Department:
105 Maryland Ave
Annapolis, MD 21402-5025.