Job ID: 132626

Assistant Professor of Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering

Oakland University

  • Oct. 30, 2019
  • Assistant Professor of Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Oakland University
    Rochester, MI
  • 1/31/2020
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor of Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering

Oakland University

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Oakland University (OU) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering starting in August 2020. We encourage applicants from various areas of electrical and/or computer engineering to apply. Teaching, research, or hands-on experience in intelligent controls and mechatronics, autonomous systems, and/or electric transportation and drives is a plus.

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related fields. ABD will be considered. Research and teaching with commitment to excellence is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories, initiate and integrate strong research programs, direct graduate students, and attract external research funding. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor's degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

OU is at the intellectual center of the Automotive Industry, adjacent to the Oakland Technology Park, and within the Oakland County Automation Alley.

OU offers an exemplary fringe benefit package. The ECE Department has 20 faculty members and offers BSE, MS, and Ph.D. programs with research and teaching.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with a detailed curriculum vita, a teaching statement, a research statement and unofficial transcripts at Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g. through mentoring pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Darrin Hanna at For full consideration applications should be submitted by January 31, 2020. Review will continue until the position is filled. Oakland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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