General Faculty

Job description

Working Title: Assistant, Associate or Professor (General Faculty)

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-21-2017

Posting Summary:
Non tenure-track Academic General Faculty position in Electrical and Computer Engineering

The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks well-qualified applicants for an Open Rank (Assistant, Associate or Professor) Academic General Faculty (non-tenure track) position in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). A significant part of the responsibilities will involve teaching the newly designed sequence of ECE FUN (fundamentals) courses, combining topics from elementary electronics, circuits, and signals and systems in a coherent sequence that includes hands-on experimentation from early on, in parallel with conceptual learning. Relevant academic or industrial experience will be a plus. The primary responsibilities include teaching, educational innovation, curriculum development, scholarship, and service to the department. Candidates interested in developing a research program in any of the ECE areas, including research in engineering education, are encouraged to apply. Appointment rank will be commensurate with experience.

A PhD in a relevant field must be in hand by the start date of the appointment. A commitment to teaching excellence is essential, as is evidence of an explicit commitment to diversity and of advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups. The preferred candidate has a broad background in electronic circuits and systems, and an interest in innovative undergraduate teaching, laboratory instruction, and capstone engineering project design and supervision.

UVA is proud to have a strong culture of collaboration and collegiality and is committed to creating collaborative and diverse environments necessary to solve the next generation of research challenges.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0622170. Complete a Candidate Profile online; attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. Applicant screening begins in January 2018, and the position remains open to applicants until filled.

For questions about the position, please contact the Dept. Chair, Nikolaos Sidiropoulos, via email at [email protected] For questions about the application process, please contact Susan Malone via email at [email protected]

With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.
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