Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering (Robotics or Mechatronics)

Spokane, Washington, United States
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Job description

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor commencing in fall 2018. The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual with background in either robotics or mechatronics, although other specialty areas, such as bioengineering, may also be considered. Furthermore, they will have broad laboratory expertise in measurement techniques and instrumentation used in all areas of mechanical engineering. Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, or in a closely related technical field, specializing in robotics or mechatronics, or in some other specialty area within the discipline and demonstrated broad laboratory expertise in techniques and instrumentation used in all areas of mechanical engineering. Desired qualifications: P.E. license; relevant teaching experience; and engineering experience in industry.

How to apply

To apply or view the complete position description, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants are required to complete an online application. Questions about this position may be directed via email to Dr. Massimo “Max” Capobianchi, capobianchi@gonzaga.edu. The position closes December 1st, 2017, at midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call 509-313-5996.

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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