Job ID: 196098


Vanderbilt University

  • Oct. 4, 2022
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, TN
  • Open until filled
  • Jan. 1, 2023
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Engineering - Other

THE DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING (ECE) AT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY is seeking applicants for an assistant professor of the practice or lecturer of electrical and computer engineering position with target start dates of Spring 2023 or Fall 2023. Primary responsibilities are to teach core circuits, digital systems, and contribute the undergraduate ECE curriculum. Ideal qualifications include a Ph.D. degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, or a related discipline and prior teaching experience in these programs. This is a term appointment, eligible for renewal, contingent on performance. We are committed to teaching and research excellence and have fully integrated professors of the practice and lecturers into ECE faculty operations.

Ranked #14 nationally, Vanderbilt University is a private, internationally recognized research university located on 330 park-like acres 1.5 miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Its 10 distinct schools share a single cohesive campus that values collaboration. The university enrolls over 13,500 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, including 36% minority students and over 1,100 international students from 84 countries.

With a metro population of over two million people, Nashville’s top industries by employment include trade, transportation and utilities; education and health services; professional and business services; government; and leisure and hospitality. Other industries include manufacturing, financial activities, construction, and information. Long known as a hub for health care and music, Nashville is a technology center with a considerable pool of health care, AI, and defense-related jobs available. In recent years, the city has experienced an influx of major office openings by some of the largest global tech companies and prime Silicon Valley startups.

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Applications should be submitted on-line at: Applications should include a full CV, statement of teaching experience and interests, as well as names and email addresses of three references.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The application deadline for Spring 2023 is Dec. 2, 2022.  The application deadline for Fall 2023 is July 28, 2023.

  • In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Executive Order 11246, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, as amended, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Vanderbilt University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, covered veterans status, or genetic information in its administration of educational policies, programs, or activities; admissions policies; scholarship and loan programs; athletic or other university-administered programs; or employment. In addition, the university does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their gender expression. Requests for information, inquiries or complaints should be directed to these offices: 

    The Equal Opportunity and Access Office (EOA) receives all other complaints of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and requests for accommodations: Telephone 615-343-9336; email eeooinfo@vanderbilt.eduonline reporting form; additional information:

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  • Chris Lindsey
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Vanderbilt University
    Pmb 351824
    254 Featheringill Hall
    Nashville, TN 37212
  • 615-875-2995

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