Research Faculty Position in Automotive Control, Safety and Security
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at The Ohio State University invites applications from outstanding individuals for a non-tenured research faculty position in the area of Automotive Control, Safety and Security, focusing on: 1. the control and energy management of connected passenger and commercial vehicles and of powertrain systems and subsystems such as, automatic transmissions, batteries and electric drives; and 2. system analysis and design of functional safety and cybersecurity measures for connected and automated vehicles. Successful applicants will recognize and promote the interdisciplinary nature of energy efficient, safe and secure vehicle research across multiple engineering units. The new faculty member will be expected to develop and sustain active sponsored research programs, advise MS and PhD students, and provide intellectual leadership and exhibit outstanding scholarship in their research field. Preference will be given to applicants at an associate research professor level, but all will be considered.
To build a diverse workforce, Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Ohio State is an EEO/AA Employer. The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential.
Columbus is a thriving highly rated metropolitan community and we are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. For more information about the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at OSU, please visit http://mae.osu.edu/.
Additional Information for Applicants::
HOW TO APPLY
Applicant Instructions: To be considered, please submit your application electronically to the posting via Academic Jobs Online. Materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, as well as the names and contact information of four references.
The Ohio State University College of Engineering is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas including scholarship, instruction and outreach. In the cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas.
Please follow link below to apply:
Research Faculty Position – https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12769
The anticipated start date is autumn 2019. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries about the position may be addressed to Professor Levent Guvenc, Chairperson of the Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org, 614-688-1849).
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 2 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at visit.osu.edu/experience. The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Candidates must have, by the start date, an earned doctoral degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or a related field, and at least 5 years of control systems expertise, including in-depth knowledge of control systems and powertrain energy management and vehicle functional safety and cybersecurity. Successful applicants for the position will possess expertise in the following fundamental and applied engineering disciplines: automatic control and system fault diagnosis, optimal powertrain control, look-ahead vehicle energy management, model- and data-based vehicle fault diagnosis, functional safety, and/or vehicle cybersecurity. Will have demonstrated ability to develop experimental data analysis, mathematical and computational models for control and diagnostics; proven ability to collaborate with automotive industry, national labs and federal agencies.
Target Salary: Negotiable
Job Category: Instructional/Faculty
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.