Instructor of Electrical Engineering

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Instructor of Electrical Engineering—Search # 67707
Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing invites applications and nominations for the position of Instructor. The home campus for this position will be the Statesboro campus.

Georgia Southern University is a distinctive combination of Southern charm and uncompromising academics. We are a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution serving about 26,500 students through nine colleges on three beautiful oak-lined campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Throughout its degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern cultivates community collaboration, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities.

Georgia Southern University was founded in 1906 as a school for teaching modern agricultural production techniques and homemaking skills to rural school children. Its Savannah campus was established in 1935 as Armstrong Junior College for local youth who could not afford to attend college away from home. The Liberty Center in Hinesville was established in 1998 to serve the military and their families at nearby Fort Stewart, the largest military base east of the Mississippi. All three locations came together in 2018 when Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University consolidated. The "new" Georgia Southern University preserves a passion for serving its neighbors while preparing students for lifelong service as scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities.

Within this setting, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) offers a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCpE), and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE). The BSEE program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, The mission of the ECE department is to prepare students to be successful in their engineering careers and/or pursue graduate studies in related fields. Students achieve this preparation in a learning-centered environment through primary activities of coursework and lab experimentations offered in a modern and innovative environment. Undergraduate EE courses are offered in the areas of communication systems, control systems, embedded systems and power systems. The primary focus of this position is teaching and preparing students for professional careers.

Position Description Reporting to the department chair, the instructor position requires an ability to develop and teach courses in Electrical Engineering which include MATLAB & C programming languages, electromagnetics, electric machines, power systems, and capstone/senior design course; engage in academic advising; assist in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan; participate in service on various committees; participate in professional activities and organizations; and actively contribute to the achievement of the department's mission. The position is an academic 10-month, non-tenure track position with the potential to earn additional compensation teaching summer courses.

Required Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in Electrical Engineering by August 1, 2020
  • Master's and bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Effective English communication (oral and written) skills
  • Ability to develop and teach a variety of courses in Electrical Engineering
  • Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives
  • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous fulltime teaching experience
  • Experience with hands-on laboratory instruction
  • Relevant industrial experience
  • Proficiency with Matlab, C programming, and simulation software
  • Ability to teach courses in electric machines and power systems
  • Experience in supervising capstone and senior design projects
  • Experience with ABET accreditation and/or continuous quality improvement

    Screening of applications begins January 13, 2020, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2020. A complete application consists of (1) a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent via email as a single PDF file to:

    Dr. Salman Siddiqui, Search Chair, Search # 67707
    Georgia Southern University
    Electronic mail: [email protected]
    Telephone: 912-478-5612

    More information about the institution is available through or Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

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    Posted: 12/11/2019
    Application Due: 9/27/2020
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