Professor - Agricultural Internet-of-Things and Robotics Systems

University of Nebraska Lincoln

United States

December 1, 2021

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Position Information

Working Title Professor - Agricultural Internet-of-Things and Robotics Systems

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with demonstrated cross-disciplinary research experience are particularly encouraged.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Criminal History Background Check Required No Posted Salary How to Apply

Click “Apply to this job” and complete the information form. Attach the following documents:

  • Cover letter.
  • CV.
  • Research, teaching and diversity statements.
  • A list of three references.
  • Note, please combine teaching, research and diversity statements into a single 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 consideration.

    For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

    Nancy Re, nre2@unl.edu

    Job Category Job Category (old) Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading Job Type 9 Month Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No If Temporary, indicate end date Planned Hire Date 08/15/2022 Appointment End Date

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    Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References
  • Other Document
  • Optional Documents

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