Electrical and Computer Engineering Visiting Faculty Position

Job description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Valparaiso University invites applications for a one-year, visiting faculty position beginning in Fall 2021. 

Candidates must have earned at least an M.S. degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering. Candidates with a Ph.D. degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related fields are preferred and may be considered for a tenure-track position after the 1-year visiting appointment. Successful candidates are expected to prepare and deliver high quality classes. Valparaiso University’s College of Engineering is ABET-accredited, exclusively undergraduate, committed to teaching, diversity, and inclusion, and ranked in the top 20 of undergraduate engineering programs in the nation that offer only bachelor’s or master’s degrees according to U.S. News & World Report (2021). For more information please see the electrical and computer engineering program websites at:

http://www.valpo.edu/college-of-engineering/academics/undergraduate/electrical-engineering/ and https://www.valpo.edu/college-of-engineering/academics/undergraduate/computer-engineering/.

Located an hour from Chicago in northwest Indiana, Valparaiso University (http://www.valpo.edu) is a comprehensive university with about 3,100 students. Candidates should be willing to work in a scholarly community committed to Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition. In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience mentoring and supporting the work of underrepresented students and colleagues. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit the following items to http://apply.interfolio.com/84757:

  • A letter of application
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A teaching statement outlining your teaching experiences and teaching philosophy
  • A diversity statement describing your experiences working with diverse student, faculty, and staff populations and what you have learned from those experiences
  • A list of three references

Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to develop and support a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at www.valpo.edu/general-counsel/policies/equal-opportunity-policy/. Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check.




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Posted: 3/1/2021
Application Due: 4/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive