Job ID: 206540

Physics and Engineering-Full-Time Faculty Appointment, Tenure Track

Bethel University

  • Mar. 1, 2023
  • Physics and Engineering-Full-Time Faculty Appointment, Tenure Track
  • Physics and Engineering Department
  • Bethel University
    Arden Hills, MN
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 14, 2023
  • Core Faculty
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

Job Summary:     

  • Lead the Electrical Engineering major and teach Electrical Engineering courses and labs


  • Teach classroom-based, primarily in-person, undergraduate electrical engineering courses and labs, as the lead instructor for upper-level courses in the Electrical Engineering major. In some cases, these courses and labs will be simultaneously suitable for majors in electrical engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, applied physics or physics. Occasionally teach lower-level engineering courses or physics labs
  • Develop an active research program and/or establish collaborations with industry, primarily to guide undergraduate students in research and design projects
  • Participate in departmental and university service responsibilities, such as advising students, maintaining teaching and research lab facilities, performing program accreditation assessments, and fulfilling committee assignments
  • Contribute to an academic environment that seeks to advance inclusive excellence in the department and the discipline


  • Ability to teach standard undergraduate electrical engineering courses and their associated labs, such as Microprocessors, Digital Electronics, Analog Electronics, Circuit Analysis and Simulations, Signals and Systems, Control Systems, and Engineering Design
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities to support the responsibility of leading the Electrical Engineering major
  • Understanding of the integrated and complementary nature of physics and engineering


  • Experience as a practicing engineer in industry required; some experience after obtaining Ph.D. preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership traits preferred
  • Experience with ABET accreditation preferred


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or related field, with strong preference being given to candidates also holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering


  • Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience

 Position open:

  •  August, 2023
  • Candidates must be legally permitted to work in the United States.


Academic Affairs
College of Arts & Sciences
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN 55112

  • Bethel seeks to recruit, retain, support, and develop a diverse workforce that contributes to our educational and Christ-centered mission. Bethel encourages candidates to apply who can assist the University to develop a faculty that reflects the diversity of people in God’s kingdom through a variety of ethnicities, cultures, and lived experiences.

    Learn more about our commitment to diversity in hiring.

    Bethel University is a leader in Christ-centered higher education with approximately 5,000 students from 48 states and 32 countries enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and adult education programs. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Bethel offers bachelor's and advanced degrees in nearly 100 fields. Educationally excellent classroom-based and online programs equip graduates to make exceptional contributions in life-long service to God and the world.

    Bethel employs qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, familial status, and status with regard to public assistance. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

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