Valparaiso University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (www.valpo.edu/engineering). Valparaiso University ("Valpo"), a community of learning grounded in the Lutheran tradition of scholarship, freedom, and faith, prepares students to lead and serve both church and society. Located one hour southeast of Chicago on a 310-acre campus, Valpo is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Valpo is consistently recognized as one of the best private universities in the Midwest and is located in Valparaiso Indiana, a county seat of 30,000 residents with high quality schools and an active social community.
Successful candidates must have an interest in teaching and developing high-quality undergraduate courses and laboratories and must also have an interest in pursuing scholarly activities in their field. Candidates with expertise in Signals and Systems, Programming, and/or Digital Signal Processing will complement our existing strengths. However, all qualified applicants will be seriously considered. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field by August 20, 2020.
Valparaiso University’s College of Engineering is ABET-accredited, exclusively undergraduate, committed to teaching, and ranked in the top 10% of undergraduate engineering programs in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report (2020).
As a campus with an increasingly diverse student body, we encourage applications from individuals with a commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented communities. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and contact information for three references to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/68262 . In your cover letter, please include brief statements of (a) how you might contribute to the university’s distinctive mission, and (b) what experiences you have had which will enable you to mentor a diverse student body. Candidates who submit names of references should expect that the search committee will contact these references, in confidence, and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire. Employment will require a satisfactory criminal background check. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however, applicants are encouraged to apply by December 15, 2019 for timely consideration.