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Research Assistant Professor

University of Nevada, Reno, Computer Science & Engineering Department

Job Title: Research Assistant Professor
Job Location: Reno , NV
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Application Closing Date: 7/31/2018
Date Posted: 2018-07-02
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description






Research Assistant Professor
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

Job Description

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a non-tenure track appointment at the Research Assistant Professor level.

The Department's recently established Curriculum in Unmanned Autonomous Systems and its Autonomous Robots Lab focus on the development of cognizant and intelligent autonomous systems.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong research program in autonomous aerial robotics research.
This position will be expected to teach classes.
The position is expected to be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found but no later than October 1, 2018.

Department Information

The rapidly expanding and dynamic Department of Computer Science and Engineering has added nine positions over the last five years and expects to add more. Several faculty have NSF CAREER awards and play lead roles in multiple state-wide and national multi-million dollar NSF awards. In addition to federal support from DoD, DHS, DoE, and NASA, companies like Google, Microsoft, Ford, AT&T, Nokia, and Honda support our research.
Thanks to substantial growth in both student enrollment and tenure-track faculty positions, the College of Engineering has received funding to build a new engineering building, scheduled to be completed in 2020. The new engineering building provides both additional space critically needed by the College and the modern facilities capable of supporting high-tech research and laboratory space. This building will allow the College to pursue its strategic vision, serve Nevada and the nation, and educate future generations of engineering professionals.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications Candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field and be committed to excellence in research and service. Experience in aerial robotics research demonstrated through at least 1 conference (in top venues such as IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) or other IEEE-supported conferences) and at least 1 journal publication (in major publications such as the Journal of Field Robotics, the Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, IEEE Transactions on Robotics etc.) are required.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Research-Assistant-Profess or_R0110111-1

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu.

For UNR Med professional job postings, if you have questions or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.

Compensation Grade
0(II)
Total Compensation
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving expenses (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)
Attach the following attachments to your application

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for Three Professional References
  4. Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

Posting Close Time
This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.
Posting Close Date
07/31/2018

Note to Applicant
A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.
References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.
Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Research-Assistant-Profess or_R0110111-1.

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a Top Tier Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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