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Assistant Professor of Intelligent Robotic Systems

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Mechanical Engineering
Assistant Professor of Intelligent Robotic Systems

Job ID: 237833
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology is the second largest engineering college in Georgia with over 5,000 students. Students receive hands-on learning experiences from industry-expert faculty in the University's state-of-the-art facilities to produce Georgia's next generation of integrated engineers, with technical knowledge, intellectual depth, and experience in professional skills. With two programs in the Top 20 largest programs, the college has the third largest African American student enrollment among engineering colleges. For more information related to the college, please visit the website at

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Intelligent Robotic Systems faculty position in the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology that begins in August 2022. Department will be determined at the time of hire based on qualifications.

The primary responsibilities for the position include research, teaching and service work.

The ideal candidate will bring an established record of, or promise of, a vigorous, interdisciplinary, and sustainable externally funded research program.

Courses are taught on the Marietta campus of Kennesaw State University and are offered during daytime and evening hours. Faculty are expected to teach in a variety of instructional modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, flipped classroom and online.

Required Qualifications
  • An earned Ph.D., or the foreign equivalent, in engineering or related field, is required.
  • Research related to intelligent robotic systems, including collaborative robotics, complex mechatronics mechanisms and design, medical robotics, or in emerging areas that would complement existing strengths within the college.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in securing or showing promise for national-level external funding.
  • Industry experience and/or Professional Engineering licensure.
  • Experience teaching in various instructional modalities.
  • Expertise in machine learning and AI is desirable.
Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
  5. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
  6. A list of names and contact information for three references, who we will contact when needed.
Apply Before Date
For full consideration, please apply by February 15, 2022. This position is open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Yusun Chang,

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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