Assistant/ Associate/ Professor (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

General Description of Position:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Kansas State University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) beginning August 2018.    Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in electrical and computer engineering or related discipline, a strong publication record, a commitment to research and teaching excellence, and the potential to develop a vigorous extramurally-funded research program and participate in collaborative and interdisciplinary research. Outstanding candidates will be considered for open endowed positions.  Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, computer vision, cybersecurity, cyber physical systems, and network science & engineering. 

Information about the College/Unit:

The College of Engineering at Kansas State University is adding 35 additional faculty over a five-year period. It is the most comprehensive engineering college in Kansas, with over 4200 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has 25 faculty members and approximately 470 undergraduate and graduate students. The department is located in the new Engineering Hall equipped with the state-of-the-art research laboratories, classrooms, and office spaces. The department has strong research programs in power engineering, electronics, wireless communications, network engineering, and biomedical engineering.

Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. The Successful Candidate will: Have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in electrical and computer engineering or related discipline, a strong publication record, a commitment to research and teaching excellence, and the potential to develop a vigorous extramurally-funded research program and participate in collaborative and interdisciplinary research. Outstanding candidates will be considered for open endowed positions.  Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, computer vision, cybersecurity, cyber physical systems, and network science & engineering.  Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or related discipline
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and sustain an active, externally funded research program, and effectively manage research projects and student/staff researchers
  • Qualifications to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the electrical and/or computer engineering curricula
  • The ability to think creatively
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, strong publication record, a commitment to research and teaching excellence, and the potential to develop a vigorous extramurally-funded research program and participate in collaborative and interdisciplinary research.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter with indication of your research area
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research vision
  • Statement of teaching interests and philosophy
  • Contact information for at least three professional references.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Screening of Applications Begins: October 15,2017 Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.  Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.