Job ID: 133099

Electrical and Computer Engineering Tenure Track Faculty

Penn State Erie

  • Nov. 6, 2019
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Tenure Track Faculty
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Penn State Erie
    Erie, PA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

Electrical and Computer Engineering Tenure Track Faculty

The School of Engineering at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track faculty position at an Associate or Full Professor rank in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Areas of particular interest are in areas of Computer Engineering research, including, computer systems and architecture, wireless networks and data communication, big data science and engineering, mobile computing, cyber physical systems (CPS), computer vision, and machine learning. The candidate may be asked to teach a wide variety of computer engineering courses, such as but not limited to, computer architecture, microprocessors, embedded systems, wireless networks, and operating systems. Required courses may be offered both residentially and/or online. Previous online teaching experience is not required. The successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate engineering courses and the ability to develop a sustainable research program.

The successful candidate will be open to leadership positions within the department and mentorship of faculty and advising of students. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a closely related field. Candidates with previous academic and/or industrial experience are encouraged to apply.

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is an undergraduate and graduate college of The Pennsylvania State University. We are situated on a beautiful, wooded, 854-acre hillside campus with four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science) and an on-campus childcare center. With 5,000 students, we retain the ambience and the focus on teaching of a small college while having access to the research resources of a Big 10, R1 University. We seek faculty members who join our commitment both to teaching and scholarship, to nurturing the total student, and to valuing and supporting respect, diversity, and inclusiveness. We pride ourselves on offering our undergraduates real-life, open-laboratory, research experiences.

As a highly U.S. News and World Report ranked undergraduate engineering school, the School of Engineering houses ten ABET accredited bachelor's degrees, two ABET accredited associate degrees, four minors, two certificates, and one graduate degree. The school prides itself in rigorous undergraduate education for our 1800 students, emphasizing practical experiences that prepare our graduates for professional practice and graduate school. There are many opportunities for undergraduate students to engage with faculty in funded undergraduate research. More than 95 percent of graduates are employed in field within one year after graduation. The School supports a growing, all-campus interest in research that addresses issues of women's health, energy & sustainability, and polymer science.

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Erie, Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area on Lake Erie, with more than a quarter of a million people, is a major tourism, medical, industrial, and service area two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. We offer four seasons with cultural, sports, and recreational resources available year-round. Our summers are known for festivals, miles of beaches, and water sports, while our winters provide ample opportunity for snow sports. Erie's cost of living is modest, housing is affordable, and there are four other colleges in the region.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please upload a cover letter, complete CV, a brief statement of teaching and research and the names of three references.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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