Job ID: 204015

Tenure-Track Faculty in Computer Engineering

Villanova University

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

Tenure-Track Faculty in Computer Engineering
Position Type: Faculty
Posting Number: 2022977F
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 Computer Engineering starting in August 2023. Candidates are sought in the broad area of Computer Engineering including, but not limited to, computer hardware and architecture, embedded systems, computer networks, secure and dependable computing, machine learning architectures, quantum computing, cloud computing, and very-large-scale integration (VLSI) design.

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 computer engineering curriculum and cybersecurity engineering field, develop new courses that align with their area of research, develop sponsored and sustained research programs, advise undergraduate and graduate students, 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 two IEEE Fellows, a winner of the prestigious Humboldt prize, a Fulbright Distinguished Chair, two IEEE Distinguished Lecturers and a publication record to match. 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: 09/30/2022
Closing Date (11:59pm ET):
Salary Posting Information:
Salary Band: N/A

Job Classification:Documents needed to complete your application:
Required Documents:
Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research Interests

Optional Documents:
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Writing Sample/Publications
Statement of Contribution to Mission
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  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
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