Faculty - Associate Professor - Electrical Engineering

Faculty - Associate Professor - Electrical Engineering

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

The Department of Computer Science (http://www.uvu.edu/cs/) at Utah Valley University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position, at the level of assistant/associate professor, in the area of electrical engineering with an emphasis in power systems.

  • Teaches assigned courses so as to meet curriculum requirements. Prepares teaching materials and assesses student performance according to established course objectives.
  • Maintains regular office hours to assist and advise students.
  • Serves the department, college, and institution as needed, attending meetings, serving on committees, and contributing to the success of department goals.
  • Engages in scholarly endeavors including maintaining currency in the discipline, attending professional development activities, and producing appropriate scholarly work pertaining to electrical engineering.
  • May be required to attend workshops, conferences and other events that will require travel - both domestic and international.
  • May be required to teach day, evening, weekend, on-line, blended, or off-campus courses.

The successful candidate will have earned B.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering, or closely related areas, and strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and applied research, advising, and laboratory development. Preference will be given to candidates with 5+ years of professional experience and teaching experience and mentoring undergraduate research.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. The appointments will start on August 1, 2018.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, or closely related areas.
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and applied research, advising, and laboratory development.
  • Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge and experience in electrical engineering.
  • Skilled in interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making.
  • Skilled in presentation of course materials and learning experiences.
  • Expertise in teaching subjects related to general electrical engineering topics and structures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to engage, motivate, and evaluate students.
  • Ability to work with the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly growing and changing institution.
  • Experience in developing and teaching courses.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with 5+ years of professional experience, and teaching experience, and mentoring undergraduate research.

Physical Requirements:
Frequent standing, sitting, walking and fine hand manipulation. Continual hearing, seeing and talking. Able to lift 10 - 25 lbs.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 475 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC13317
Open Date: 09/29/2017
Review Start Date: 10/30/2017
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Applicants should submit a letter of application addressing qualifications along with a resume, and names, telephones numbers, and email addresses of three references.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/3508

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.