Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology (Electronics & Computer Engineering Tech...

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology (Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology)

Position Title
Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology (Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology)


Visiting Assistant Professor

FLSA status

Hiring Salary
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Position Type
Interim Full Time

College of Science & Engineering Technology

Dept of Engineering Technology


Contact Name
Dr. Reg Pecen

Professor Search Committee Chair Department of Engineering Technology Sam Houston State University Box 2088 Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone

Contact Email
[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
This position is a 1 academic year nine month appointment. It requires the candidate to teach traditional (lab based) and online courses.

Educational Requirements for the Position
An earned doctoral or master’s degree in electrical engineering/technology, electronics and computer engineering/technology, or similar, from a regionally accredited institution. Candidates with ABD will also be considered.

Experience Required for the Position
The successful applicant will contribute to our growing undergraduate research program. The applicant is expected to help with improving the Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology program including further development of lab and teaching resources, curriculum development, and application for academic accreditation (i.e. SACS and ABET-ETAC).

Other Requirements for the Position
Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant work experience or higher education teaching experience. An equivalent combination of relevant work experience and education may be substituted. May have familiarity with higher education, curriculum planning, best teaching practices; or a record of excellence in teaching. Must have knowledge of electrical, electronics, and computer engineering, specifically, in the following sub-disciplines – electrical circuits, printed circuit board (PCB) design, analog and digital telecommunications, advanced digital design, wireless networks, VLSI, VHDL, FPGA or a closely related field. Must be able to teach related coursework in electronics and computer engineering technology. Must have the ability to work “hands on” with engineering instrumentation and testing devices. Need to have a working knowledge of National Instruments – Multisim, PCB Design, Quartus, and other related software/hardware tools. Must have the ability to program in a high-level, general purpose hardware related computer language. Must have excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to undergraduate education.

Special Instructions Summary
Those interested in the position should submit all application materials to This includes the online application, letter of interest, curriculum vita, and copies of transcripts of all university work (official transcripts will be required prior to hiring). Three reference letters will be required to be submitted prior to interview for selected candidates. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn about this position?
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    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
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    • SHSU Website
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    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 10/17/2020
    Application Due: 1/15/2021
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