Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Oswego, New York
Aug 24, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Oswego State University of New York invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Posting Date: August 23, 2017

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit:  or

Date of Appointment: August 2018

Description of Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering will actively contribute to the continued development of a new innovative project-based electrical and computer engineering program in collaboration with the department chair, faculty, and administrators. Additionally, will assist in teaching core electrical and computer engineering courses as well as develop and teach new courses and labs within one or more of the areas of concentration of the department (robotics, embedded systems, wireless communications, modern power systems, or bio-instrumentation).

In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications: PhD (or completion of PhD no later than end of fall semester 2018) in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering or related area, an expertise in robotics and embedded systems, an ability and a commitment to teaching in a diverse academic community, research interests compatible with an undergraduate project-based teaching department, and an ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses and labs in ECE.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in program, course, laboratory, or curriculum development, undergraduate student projects or research supervision, and familiarity with ABET accreditation.

To Apply:  Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, a copy of unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three academic or professional references to:

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Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.

Description of Department:  The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is a highly dynamic department with vibrant and active faculty and students. The department opened in August 2013 with four faculty and has experienced a large enrollment growth and demand.  It occupies excellent facilities equipped with state-of-the-art equipment in the new Shineman Science and Engineering Building with several studio teaching rooms and project laboratories that support flexible modern and innovative teaching methods throughout the curriculum.  The program delivers a combined Electrical and Computer Engineering degree that allows students to delve further in areas of emphasis that include robotics, embedded systems, biomedical instrumentation, wireless systems, and modern energy systems. A State of New York High Needs grant has provided funding for a Wireless Solutions Laboratory that will support industry-sponsored projects in the area.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

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Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing  

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