Job ID: 204016

Tenure-Track Faculty in Electrical Engineering

Villanova University

  • Jan. 23, 2023
  • Tenure-Track Faculty in Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Villanova University
    Villanova, PA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

Tenure-Track Faculty in Electrical Engineering
Position Type: Faculty
Posting Number: 2022990F
Location: Villanova, PA
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: full-time/9-months
Department: 204-Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position Summary:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Electrical Engineering starting in August 2023. Candidates with a proven record of research and publications are sought in the broad area of microwave/RF engineering and electromagnetics; however, candidates in other areas of Electrical Engineering may also be considered.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has established laboratories in the both the microwave/RF engineering and electromagnetics/antenna areas. The Department hosts the Microwave and Electromagnetics Laboratory which is the focal point for education and research in the radio frequency (RF) range up through Ku-band in the microwave regime (1 MHz-18 GHz). The department also enjoys access to the Antenna Research Laboratory, an indoor facility, which includes a 29' x 27' x 28' anechoic chamber (compact range) capable of fully automated high-quality pattern and gain measurements from 2-75 GHz, is equipped with the latest antenna and microwave design and measurement tools. The test facilities also include a planar near-field antenna test system from 750 MHz – 10 GHz.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses at all levels of the electrical engineering curriculum, develop new courses that align with their area of research, establish a sponsored and sustainable research program, advise undergraduate and graduate students and projects, and supervise research performed by undergraduate, Master's and Ph.D. students.

Minimum Qualifications:
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering or a closely related field with strong engineering expertise, a strong record of high-quality publications, a potential to lead an externally-funded research program, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and innovation.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:

Special Message to Applicants:

Villanova University, the only Augustinian Catholic university in the nation, was founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine in Villanova, Pennsylvania, just 12 miles west of Philadelphia. A dynamic national institution—classified as a Doctoral University by the Carnegie Foundation and ranked among the top 50 by U.S. News & World Report—Villanova provides a comprehensive education rooted in the liberal arts; a shared commitment to the Augustinian ideals of truth, unity and love; and a community dedicated to service to others. The College of Engineering's success in living up to these ideals has made us one of the most respected engineering programs in the country, and our commitment to those values is evident in our excellent faculty and staff, innovative academic programs, cutting edge research and extensive service opportunities, which leave an impact on the world.

In the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, our 22 full-time faculty members provide a rigorous educational experience for approximately 284 undergraduates and 118 graduate students, developing well-rounded leaders and life-long learners who aspire to achieve professional excellence in whatever field they choose. We are equally committed to the discovery, dissemination, advancement and application of cutting-edge research, as evidenced by our faculty, which includes three IEEE Life Fellows, a recipient of the IEEE Dennis Picard Medal in Radar Technologies and Applications, a winner of the prestigious Humboldt prize, a Fulbright Distinguished Chair, and two IEEE Distinguished Lecturers. In return, our dedicated teacher-scholars enjoy a work-life balance and family-friendly programs that forge a sense of community. Further information about the department can be found at

Please submit your applications at: The review process will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Posting Date: 01/06/2023
Closing Date (11:59pm ET):
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Job Classification: faculty

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