Open Rank Faculty - Autonomous Systems, Engineering and Medicine, and Sustainability

  • Columbia University, Mechanical Engineering Department
  • Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
  • Oct 05, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences Medicine & Dentistry Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description



The Department of Mechanical Engineering welcomes applications for a faculty position at open rank. We are searching broadly in all areas of mechanical engineering, and encourage candidates with an interest in the school-wide initiatives that relate to autonomous systems, engineering and medicine, and sustainability. Areas of emphasis include, but are not limited to, autonomous and human integrative systems at the intersection of control, learning, and datadriven methods, with wide applicability in domains such as robotics, energy systems and sustainability, biomechanics, and more. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment. Applicants for this position must demonstrate the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the excellence and diversity of the academic community.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment.

Application Details

Applications should be submitted electronically via and include the

  • Curriculum-vitae including a publication list
  • Description of research accomplishments including a statement of research and teaching
    interests and plans
  • Diversity statement
  • Contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation
  • Three selected pre/reprints of scholarly work


All applications received by December 15th, 2021 will receive full consideration. We encourage applicants to consult for more information about the Department of Mechanical Engineering.


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