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General Faculty, Electrical and Computer Engineering (Lecturer, Assistant, Associate, or Professor)

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Working Title: General Faculty, Electrical and Computer Engineering (Lecturer, Assistant, Associate, or Professor)

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-01-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia seeks applications for a non-tenure-track teaching faculty (Academic General Faculty, AGF) position to begin in August 2019. We seek applicants who share our interest and enthusiasm for excellence in electrical and computer engineering education. Our department is committed to creating and benefiting from a diverse environment of capable, inspired individuals that interact and collaborate to learn and advance knowledge without barriers.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering or a related discipline by the start date of appointment. They must have an interest in and ability to teach a broad set of courses in our undergraduate curriculum. Course load will be two to three sections per semester consisting of a mix of upper- and lower-division courses. The candidate should be comfortable working in a studio-style teaching environment with strong hands-on and design components integrated directly into the lectures. Faculty in this position will have service responsibilities, and scholarship will be required for promotion. The department strongly values scholarship activities by General Faculty that have the potential to advance electrical and computer engineering education.

This position will have a renewable three-year contract. University policies ensure that these positions benefit from opportunities for professional development. General Faculty receive departmental support for their teaching and scholarship activities. A complete description of promotion and development policies for Academic General Faculty may be found at: https://engineering.virginia.edu/faculty-and-staff/uva-engineering-policies-and-procedures

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624403. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a CV, a cover letter stating your interest in the position and your interests and experience in electrical and computer engineering education, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

Review of candidates will begin on December 1, 2018; in order to receive priority consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2018. The posting will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque and vibrant small city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. More information about town, the school, faculty benefits, and other topics can be found at http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html.

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career.

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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Posted: 11/2/2018
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