Faculty/Departmental Openings

Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Robotics

The Whiting School of Engineering and the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR) at Johns Hopkins University are seeking outstanding faculty candidates whose research will contribute to the development and advancement of engineering methods in robotics. More information about the Whiting School of Engineering can be found at https://engineering.jhu.edu, and more information about LCSR may be found at https://lcsr.jhu.edu.

This search is open to all faculty ranks and to candidates in all engineering disciplines including Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering. Tenure-line appointments will be in an appropriate academic department within the Whiting School of Engineering.  Of particular interest are established candidates with a focus on robotics in all aspects of healthcare.  Examples include interventional/surgical systems, rehabilitation, assistive robotics for healthcare, medical imaging, or neuroscience, nursing assistants, etc.  Candidates with a demonstrated ability to translate their work to healthcare-related settings are especially sought.

LCSR is a large multi-disciplinary center within the Whiting School of Engineering with over 200 people.  LCSR’s research strategy emphasizes both fundamental and translational research in many aspects of robotics.  The Center collaborates actively with the School of Medicine, with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, with other divisions within the University, and with leading Industry and academic research institutions worldwide.

Opportunities exist for interactions across Johns Hopkins in transdisciplinary Centers and Institutes including LCSR, the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, the Institute for Computational Medicine, the Institute for NanoBio Technology, the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, the Environment, Energy, Sustainability, and Health Institute, and Divisions across Johns Hopkins including the JHU Applied Physics Laboratory, the JHU School of Medicine, the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

All applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an engineering or related field and will be expected to establish a strong, independent, multidisciplinary, and internationally recognized research program. Commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required.

Applicants at the level of Assistant Professor should apply using the Interfolio web portal (https://apply.interfolio.com/58569) by supplying a current CV, Research Statement, Teaching Statement, recent publications, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Applicants at the level of Associate or Full Professor should contact LCSR_Fac_Search@jhu.edu regarding instructions on how to apply.  Questions may be directed to LCSR_Fac_Search@jhu.edu.  Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until the position is filled. Candidates who complete their applications by February 15, 2019 will receive full consideration for appointments starting in the 2019 academic year.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.  The Whiting School of Engineering and LCSR are committed to building a diverse educational environment, and women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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