Job ID: 233794

Tenured or Tenure-Track Electrical Engineering Faculty Position in Area of Power and Energy Systems

University of South Carolina

  • Apr. 1, 2024
  • Tenured or Tenure-Track Electrical Engineering Faculty Position in Area of Power and Energy Systems
  • Electrical Engineering
  • University of South Carolina
    Columbia, SC
  • Open until filled
  • Fall 2024 Semester
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Robotics
    Optics & Optical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics
    Energy Technology
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Education Systems & Design
    Computer Engineering
    Engineering - Other
Tenured or Tenure Track Faculty Positions
The Department fo Electrical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina is in the process of expanding its tenured and tenure-track ranks significantly in the next several years. As part of this growth, the Department of Electrical Engineering is looking for dynamic tenured and tenure-track faculty members for Fall 2024.

Applicants at all ranks are encouraged to apply.

Applicants for the Assistant Professor rank must possess a PhD degree in electrical engineering or a related field by the time of appointment, plus demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research.
Applicants for the rank of Associate Professor and Full Professor must also have years of relevant academic experience commensurate with academic policy, plus a strong, sustained record of excellence in teaching and research, including competitive funding and interdisciplinary collaborations.
We seek candidates with expertise and/or established track records in the power and energy systems area and especially candidates who use AI to advance knowledge and discovery in their research field. Examples of research areas include but are not limited to: Distribution Grid Design and Operation, Bulk Grid Planning and Operation, Energy Conversion, and Power Electronics Converters and Systems.

The University is also a partner in the management and operation of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Savannah River National Laboratory with a goal of expanding collaborative research partnerships and developing the advanced workforce for the Lab. Therefore, the Department is interested in applicants whose programs will support DOE priorities in energy security, national security, and sustainability.

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2024 and continue until positions are filled. The expected start date is August 16, 2024 (Fall Semester). Interested applicants must apply via USC Jobs with the following information: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching statement, (4) research statement and, (4) names & contact information of at least three (3) references. Final candidates will be required to provide at minimum three (3) reference letters directly to the search committee from the individual providing the reference.

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Contact Information

  • Meredith F. Higgs
    Electrical Engineering
    Electrical Engineering
    301 Main Street
    Columbia, SC 22908
  • 803-777-2877
  • 803-777-8045

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