Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Faculty - University of Pennsylvania

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 (