Faculty - Assistant Professor - Computer Engineering

Faculty - Assistant Professor - Computer Engineering

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

The Computer Science Department (http://www.uvu.edu/cs/) at Utah Valley University invites applications for a Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering or a closely related field and be expected to teach the following undergraduate computer science courses:CE Problem Solving MatLAB, Applied Probability/Statics Engineer, Engineering Analysis, among others.

Will teach students to understand and appreciate computer engineering topics. Design courses and prepare instructional materials. Cultivate a student-centered learning environment, and help students succeed. Assess teaching results and apply results to improve courses, curriculum, and teaching effectiveness.

Will support department, university, and community through service such as committees and special projects. Fully support the university and program level accreditation efforts. Engage in scholarly activities, including research and keeping current in the latest developments in the field.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related disciplines.
Ability to teach general computer engineering topics.
Demonstrated strength in, and a passion for teaching.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following fields: parallel & distributed systems, mobile systems, embedded systems, VLSI design, digital signal processing, electronics, networking and security, image processing, robotics, programming languages (C, Matlab, VHDL, Verilog, C++, Java, etc.), and computer architecture.
  • Knowledge and expertise of subject matter and content in the areas of computer engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science.
  • Knowledge of current trends and research in the field of computer engineering and electrical engineering
  • Skills in interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making.
  • Skill in effective instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Skills in presentation of course materials and learning experiences.
  • 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.
  • Ability to teach general computer engineering topics.

Preferred Qualifications:
Professional Engineer (PE).

Physical Requirements:
Physical ability to teach in a classroom setting.

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.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC17417 Computer Science Faculty
Open Date: 01/19/2018
Review Start Date: 02/19/2018
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/5017

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.


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