Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Department: ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is inviting applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Assistant Professor level.

The position is in support of WPI's activities in integrated sensing (including photonic, biological, and chemical sensors) for distributed applications such as healthcare and intelligent systems, as well as smart world applications in energy and sustainability. Since all these application areas involve extracting information from large quantities of data in real time, it will also advantageous for the candidate to have a capability in artificial intelligence and/or machine learning.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related areas with outstanding academic credentials that clearly demonstrate their ability to conduct independent and successful research in their areas of expertise and to build cross-disciplinary research programs. Applicants must show potential for an innovative and sustainable research and teaching career. WPI expects faculty to be involved in a balance of research, teaching and service activities, including mentoring student project and thesis work at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and a list of five professional references. This search will remain open until the positions are filled.

WPI's reputation as a rigorous and innovative university rests on the shoulders of its faculty. A highly selective, private technological university and one of the nation's first, WPI believes that when great minds work together, great advances follow. WPI's environment encourages multidisciplinary collaboration among faculty members, students, and other partners on the real-world projects and purposeful research that are hallmarks of the WPI experience. We are most proud of a recent No. 1 ranking for “faculty who best combine research and teaching.” (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2016) Located one hour west of Boston, the university's campus is in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving 21st century college city recognized as a growing hub of scientific and technological innovation.

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    Posting Date: 08/30/2018

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    EEO Information:
    WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

    Criminal Background Check Statement:
    A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

    To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Assistant-Professor_R0000043









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    Posted: 8/31/2018
    Application Due: 11/4/2019
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