Assistant/Associate Professor of Robotics and Automatic Control
Tecnun University of Navarra

Assistant/Associate Professor of Robotics and Automatic Control

Tecnun, the Engineering School of the University of Navarra seeks to fill a one year full-time,
Assistant/Associate Professor position of Robotics and Automatic Control, to begin September 2020-January
2021. Depending on performance and mutual interests, the contract may be extended to a second year.
Advanced candidates may eventually apply for tenure.

Supported by the existing academic staff, candidates will teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate
level, in the fields of automatic control, industrial robotics, sensors and industrial instrumentation, and
mechatronic biomedical devices. Besides, candidates will engage in research supervision at both an
individual and strategic level. He/She will be expected to provide strategic leadership in education, which will
make a significant contribution to the development of student learning at the University. He/She will engage
in collaborative research activity resulting in internationally excellent publications and provide research
leadership enhancing the research profile of the School and wider University.

Skills and qualifications required

• Candidates will be expected to hold a relevant doctoral level research degree, and hold a distinguished
academic record including internationally excellent research, demonstrating appropriate markers of
academic recognition.
• The candidate will teach in English to both Spanish and international students for the Engineering
programs offered on campus (
• Duties include teaching 2 or 3 courses per semester and assisting with program development.
• Interest in the identity and mission of the University of Navarra. Knowledge and interest in core values of
the University of Navarra.
• Expertise and deep knowledge in Matlab, Labview, C, C++, ROS, Python, PLC's are also valued.

How to apply

Applicants should submit a dossier that includes:

• a cover letter that describes his or her research, teaching engineering experience, administrative
• a Curriculum Vitae
• and the names of two referees

And email them to For further information or queries, please contact us at the
same email address. For full consideration, please submit your dossier by 17 December 2019. Candidates
will be initially interviewed by Zoom.

About us

The University of Navarra is an international University committed to quality teaching and
excellence in research. It occupies the 3rd position in the Europe Teaching Ranking 2019 by Times Higher
Education and Elsevier. The University was founded on the basis of Catholic principles by St. Josemaría
Escrivá and is a corporate work of Opus Dei. It provides suitable opportunities for the development of its
professors and employees, carries out broad cultural outreach and social promotion through NGOs and
charities, and encourages service learning programs. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration
for employment.

The School of Engineering (Tecnun) has 1,200 students and it is placed in Donostia-San
Sebastián, a beautiful city in the north of Spain, on the Basque coast. As an academic institution, we develop
basic research in several fields of engineering, but we also carry out applied research in collaboration with
Ceit, a non-profit research centre that was created by the University of Navarra in 1982.

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