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Faculty Positions in the areas of Robotics and Controls, MEAM Department, UPenn

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania is growing its faculty by 33% over a five-year period. As part of this, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics seeks applicants for appointments at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the areas of robotics and controls. Candidates who enrich our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have exceptional research accomplishments, strongly rooted in Mechanical Engineering, leading to international leadership in their field. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching, and a track record of service and collegiality.

Ideal candidates will follow Penn’s interdisciplinary tradition which includes interactions with the General Robotics, Automation, Sensing, and Perception (GRASP) Laboratory, the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter, the Penn Center for Health, Devices & Technology, the Center for Engineering Mechanobiology, the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program, and the Singh Center for Nanotechnology. In their application, candidates should articulate ways they will leverage these, and how their work aligns with our strategic plan (http://www.seas.upenn.edu/PennEngineering2020).

Applicants should supply a cover letter (up to 2 pages), CV, teaching statement (up to 2 pages), research statement (up to 3 pages, with a 300-word abstract), names and contact information of 4 references, and 3 to 4 representative publicationsThe link to apply for the search can be found below. For full consideration, candidates must apply by Oct. 1, 2018.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply here: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1384

Postdoctoral Position in Point of Care Diagnostics, MEAM Department, UPenn

The micro/nano fluidics lab at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a postdoctoral fellow to assist in developing and testing a microfluidic system for point of care molecular diagnostics of infectious diseases.  See http://bau.seas.upenn.edu/research/point-of-care-diagnostics-lab-on-chip/

The fellow must have a PhD in an engineering discipline, good mechanical design skills, and experience in biotechnology such as PCR and/or isothermal amplification.  Machine shop and 3D-printing experience is a plus.  Start date: as soon as possible.

Outstanding candidates are invited to submit a letter of application detailing their relevant background, providing the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references, a CV, and copies of relevant reprints and pre-prints.  Send the application to Professor Haim H. Bau at: meampd@seas.upenn.edu.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.