Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering

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Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

S&E-School Of Engineering & Computing Sciences

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Corpus Christi, Texas

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The Department of Engineering in the College of Science and Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. The expected start date is fall 2021. The successful candidate will have a background in control systems. The successful candidate will develop curriculum and externally funded research programs to support the autonomous systems initiative in the College of Science and Engineering that will augment the University's capabilities of in-situ measurements and remote-sensing of the complex Gulf of Mexico marine life systems, ocean and atmospheric processes, and nearshore/on-land natural resources. The new faculty member will be expected to teach a range of electrical engineering courses and mentor students.

The Department of Engineering prepares well-educated, highly skilled, and socially and professionally responsible engineers and engineering technologists from a diverse population of students so that they can have productive and rewarding careers at local, state and national levels. Graduates will be well grounded in the fundamentals of engineering, mathematics, science, communications, and problem solving. To ensure that our graduates are valued by industry and to continually improve our program, input is sought from employers, our alumni and an industry advisory committee so that the changing needs of industry are met.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related engineering field. Advanced ABD will be considered; degree must be conferred by the time of appointment.
  • An established record of scholarship with significant journal publications commensurate with the candidate's level, and
  • A track record in or interest in teaching and research in control systems and/or autonomous systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in interdisciplinary research and with government or industrial research laboratories.


All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for the position.

A completed application will include:

1. A letter of application addressing the qualifications listed, including a statement of teaching philosophy and research plan,
2. A curriculum vitae,
3. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses - including a current or previous supervisor, and
4. Copies of unofficial transcripts for graduate coursework.

The deadline for applications is January 15, 2021.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 12/29/2020
Application Due: 12/29/2032
Work Type: Full Time