Assistant Professor - Electrical Engineering
Job posting number: #7180379
Posted: September 19, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionOrganizational Unit Overview
The College of Engineering and Technology (CET) is home to four departments: Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Management, and Technology Systems and the Center for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering (CSE3). The College maintains excellent laboratory facilities for instruction and research. There are many opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaborations with the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, Brody School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Health and Human Performance, College of Business, the Coastal Studies Institute and Integrated Coastal Programs.
This is a full time, 9-month, tenure track position in the Department of Engineering at the assistant professor level. The primary emphasis areas for engineering faculty are teaching excellence in the undergraduate Engineering program, service to develop the quality and reputation of the Engineering program and contributing to the research mission of the university. Active involvement in outreach to industry is highly valued. Candidates should be committed to innovation and creativity in engineering education methods and approaches. Candidates must be able to work in multi-disciplinary research teams and are encouraged to affiliate with the Center for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering and/or other academic units and centers across the university. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in electrical engineering or related engineering discipline. Those with professional, research and/or teaching experience in areas such as energy storage technologies and renewable energy, artificial intelligence and machine learning, power systems, power electronics, control systems design, remote sensing and sensor integration are especially sought. Teaching assignments may include core undergraduate engineering courses, electrical engineering concentration courses and courses in the mechanical engineering graduate program. Successful candidates are expected to achieve success in teaching; establish a collaborative research program, secure funding, advise graduate students; and contribute to service activities in the department and the engineering profession.
For more information about ECU Engineering please see https://cet.ecu.edu/engineering/ and for information on the College of Engineering & Technology, please see https://cet.ecu.edu/ . The anticipated effective start date is August 12, 2024.
Salary and rank of this position will be commensurate with education and experience. Application information and complete position descriptions can be found at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/
Candidates must hold a terminal degree in electrical engineering or a related field from a regionally accredited institution or a foreign equivalent, and demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence and strong scholarly productivity at ECU. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Candidates with a doctorate degree conferred at the time of initial appointment will hold the rank of Assistant Professor upon initial probationary term appointment. Candidates who have completed all but their dissertation (ABD) will be initially appointed with the probationary term rank of Assistant Professor and must have the terminal degree conferred prior to their first reappointment in addition to providing evidence of high-quality teaching and the development of a collaborative research agenda.
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Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Familiarity with engineering education and student success strategies. Knowledge of continuous improvement processes and ABET accreditation requirements. Experience with, enthusiasm for, and demonstrated success in interdisciplinary collaboration. Experience in grant preparation and obtaining external funding. A record of scholarship including peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. Industry experience and registration as a Professional Engineer.
Special Instructions to Applicant
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section the People Admin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the People Admin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the People Admin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to Ebony Applewhite-Wiggins, ECU College of Engineering and Technology, 1000 E. 5th Street, Mailstop 507, Greenville, NC 27858. The candidate of choice will also be required to provide an original transcript.
Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.