Job ID: 172847

Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Computer Engineering

Northeastern University

  • Nov. 18, 2021
  • Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Computer Engineering
  • Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Northeastern University
    Boston, MA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Computer Engineering

About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity: Northeastern University's Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant/associate/full teaching professor with a focus on Computer Engineering in the area of software engineering and programming structures. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, Non-Tenure-Track position. Appointments are made on an annual 8-month basis, with salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: The position of Assistant Teaching professor entails educational interaction with students in roles including, but not limited to, traditional instruction (lecture courses, lab courses), curriculum development, and student advising. The main responsibility of this position is teaching Computer Engineering classes. The annual teaching course load is six courses, with the potential for teaching more than one section of a course in the same semester, over Fall and Spring semesters. Courses may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Teaching professors are also encouraged to pursue scholarly research on both educational and pedagogical topics as well as in their technical area of expertise, and have the opportunity to supervise graduate students.

Qualifications: A PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science with a commitment to teaching excellence, is required by the appointment start date. Candidates should have expertise with a range of Computer Engineering subareas, which may include software engineering, programming structures, algorithms, embedded systems, digital logic design and computer architecture. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

Application should include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, 3 references. A sample syllabus from a previously taught class is optional but recommended.

Salary Grade: FAC

Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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