Working Title Professor - Agricultural Internet-of-Things and Robotics
Department Engineering Computer Science-9301
Requisition Number F210149
Posting Open Date 10/06/2021
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all
application materials before review date) 12/01/2021
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks a faculty member at the full
professor level in Agricultural Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Robotics
Systems. Food is a universal need and computing is playing an ever increasing
role in all aspects of food creation and consumption. Nebraska's leading
position in agriculture provides important interdisciplinary opportunities at
the intersection of IoT/robotics and agriculture. This position is motivated
by the department's strategic plan to develop top programs in Agricultural IoT
(Ag-IoT) and field robotics. This goal builds upon the department's existing
strengths in communications and networking, robotics, embedded computing, data
analytics, and software engineering. Candidates currently in an Associate
Professor role are encouraged to apply.
As part of this initiative, the School of Computing
(https:// computing.unl.edu) invites applications for a tenured faculty
position at the Full Professor level. The successful candidate will contribute
to the undergraduate and graduate academic programs within the department and
demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching.
The School of Computing consists of 45 faculty, 900 undergraduate students,
and 125 graduate students. UNL offers an outstanding infrastructure for
conducting research, including a remotely accessible city-wide wireless
testbed, indoor and outdoor aerial robotics facilities, access to farm test
plots, a full range of computing facilities, and the Holland Computing Center
(https: // hcc.unl.edu/). Opportunities for collaborations include the College
of Engineering and the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment
without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy,
sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic
information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See
https:// www. unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent in computer science,
computer engineering, or a closely related field. Applicants must have a
record of strong scholarly achievement and a demonstrated commitment to
excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.
Candidates are expected to have an outstanding publication record, a history
of funded research and a strong national/international reputation in the area
of agricultural IoT and robotics systems. Candidates must demonstrate a
commitment to contributing to a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.
Candidates with demonstrated cross-disciplinary research experience are
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required No
How to Apply
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Research, teaching and diversity statements.
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pdf document and attach as “Other Document.”
Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the rubrics used by our search
committees to evaluate candidate statements:
https: // engineering.unl.edu/candidate-statements. After review of applications
begins, those with any missing required statement may not be given full
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Job Category (old) Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading
Job Type 9 Month
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
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Planned Hire Date 08/15/2022
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