3/4 Time Faculty, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Glassboro, New Jersey
Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) at Rowan University invites applications for non-tenure track, ¾ - time faculty positions for the 2017-18 academic year. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching hands-on and project-based undergraduate (and possibly graduate) courses in the electrical and computer engineering curriculum. Applicants with expertise in all fundamental areas of electrical and computer engineering are invited to apply, however, our greatest needs are in digital and embedded systems, computer architecture, control systems, communication systems and electromagnetics. The Department greatly values hands-on and experiential learning, integrating emerging topics and technologies into the curriculum, and provides an outstanding array of modern equipment, instrument, rapid prototyping, fabrication and computational resources to support such activities. Our dedication to project-based learning is reflected in our curriculum, as all our courses have lab/project components. As a result, we seek individuals who share this dedication, has the skills and passion to develop innovative hands-on lab projects or other experiential learning activities using appropriate modern tools, and the ability to integrate such projects / activities into the course content. The position also includes service responsibilities, such as helping with the department’s assessment activities. Therefore, any experience with assessment, pedagogy and scholarship of engineering education would be very valuable.

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to be involved with student projects in the Rowan Engineering Clinic sequence, and – if interested – contribute to the scholarly activities of our faculty and students.

Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

Applicants must have earned at least a Master of Science degree, preferably a PhD, in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related discipline. Strong communications skills, the ability to work with multi-disciplinary student and faculty teams, and ability to teach in a project based setting are essential. The appointment is initially for a period of one academic year, with possibility of renewal contingent upon funding, departmental needs and performance.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

For full consideration, applications should include the below listed items, assembled in the following order in a single PDF file: 1) a cover letter summarizing qualifications and the applicant’s interest in the position, 2) current detailed CV, 3) statement of teaching interests (including the list of courses the applicant feels most qualified to teach, as well as teaching philosophy), and 4) names and contact information for three references. Please name the file as <LastName>_Application.pdf. Optionally, additional relevant documentation (such as student evaluations, copies of up to two key publications) may be submitted in an Appendix as a separate file, named <LastName>_Appendix.pdf. Applications are only accepted on line at this link: http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/job-details.aspx?jobid=5443424

Questions can be directed to polikar@rowan.edu, Dr. Robi Polikar, Department Head, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Additional departmental information can be found at http://www.rowan.edu/ece

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.