Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Southfield, Michigan
Commensurate with experience
September 09 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan, is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor (9-month: tenure-track) in the broad area of artificial intelligence and machine learning to be appointed jointly in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (College of Engineering) and Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (College of Arts and Sciences). Candidates with expertise in, but not limited to, data visualization, machine learning, cognitive intelligence, intelligent actuators, cybersecurity, informatics, medical diagnoses, robotics, blockchain technologies, etc., are encouraged to apply.

Required qualifications: 
 Earned doctorate from an accredited university in computer engineering, computer science, or a closely related field. Postdoctoral experience is highly desirable
 Demonstrable interest in teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students
 Demonstrable interest in establishing a robust and externally-funded research program
 Strong publication record broadly focused on artificial intelligence
 Strong interest in programming and computational approaches
 Ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative team

Roles and responsibilities:
The successful candidate is required to teach graduate and undergraduate courses as assigned, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and establish a strong, externally-funded research program in his/her area of expertise. In addition, the successful candidate will also contribute to the department, college, and university functions. Because this position is a joint appointment between two colleges, the successful candidate is expected to work in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment across departments and colleges. The successful candidate will utilize artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to advance knowledge in their area of expertise, for example, regression techniques for prediction, optimization methods, algorithms for data cleansing and outlier identification, identification of relevant fingerprints/descriptors, classification methods, PLCs, industrial automation, robotics and sensor fusion. Knowledge of Allen-Bradley software, Siemens PLC software, National Instruments platforms, dSPACE platforms, ROS, MATLAB and Simulink, TensorFlow is preferred.  

How to apply:
Interested candidates must submit a complete, updated resume, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research interests and goals, and a list of three references with contact information. Please submit materials as a single PDF file via email to Consideration of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Effective date of employment is negotiable.

Lawrence Technological University conducts pre-employment screening on initial candidates for all positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, license, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Lawrence Technological University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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