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Oklahoma State University
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Posted: 11/7/2017
Teaching Asst/Assoc/Professor or Asst/Assoc/Professor of Professional Practice - Autonomous systems engineering

The College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology (CEAT) at Oklahoma State University is pleased to invite applications for a non-tenure-track Faculty position with expertise in autonomous systems engineering. Candidates with professional experience in design and management of autonomous system prototype development and an interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduate engineering students are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. from an accredited engineering program with significant industrial and teaching experience is preferred, but candidates with an MS degree and exceptional work experience will be considered. The successful applicant will have demonstrated success or show promise as an excellent teacher and/or mentor and in developing interdisciplinary laboratory and design experiences at the undergraduate level. The position will be associated with Endeavor, the new 72,000 square foot interdisciplinary College of Engineering Architecture and Technology (CEAT) undergraduate laboratory scheduled to open in the fall semester of 2018 and reports to the CEAT Endeavor Director and the CEAT Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Responsibilities include: (1) managing Endeavor's Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory and Autonomous Vehicle Test Arena, (2) developing and leading interdisciplinary capstone design teams in the autonomous vehicle area, (3) collaborating with CEAT department heads and faculty to develop and teach autonomous vehicle laboratory experiences for specific courses in the CEAT undergraduate programs and (4) developing and teaching formative experiences in rapid prototyping, modeling, measurements and analysis to support autonomous vehicle design. While the position has a 9-month appointment period, there may be opportunities for up to three additional months of summer salary support associated with teaching or research. Working in an engineering lab environment including working around high voltage equipment and compressed gas cylinders.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in a field closely aligned to autonomous systems. Must hold an earned MS degree from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accrediting agency. Successful candidates must have five years of relevant experience and demonstrated potential for developing interdisciplinary undergraduate laboratory and design experiences and for excellent teaching at the undergraduate level. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D./Ed.D. Research or industry experience beyond doctoral studies is desirable as well as an ability to collaborate in multi-disciplinary project and course development with other departments across campus. Send requests for additional information to the search committee chair, Dr. Daniel Fisher, at Formal applications must be submitted online at Applicants must submit a single pdf file that should include: a letter of application; a curriculum vita; a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; names and contact information of five references. To receive full consideration, apply by December 15, 2017. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category.

OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).