Assistant Professor of Engineering
- Smith College
- Northampton, MA
- Faculty Jobs
- Engineering & Mathematics, Electrical & Computer Engineering
- Position Type
- Tenured & Tenure-Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Jul 26, 2022
The Picker Engineering Program at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2023. We seek someone with a background in electrical engineering or related field with the ability to teach in multiple areas within our curriculum, to involve undergraduate students in their research, and to engage with diverse students across the liberal arts. The teaching load is two courses per semester, with additional responsibilities for major and honors advising. Teaching responsibilities include regular rotation in the required circuit theory and lab course, upper-level elective courses developed by the candidate in their area of expertise, and additional courses from the core engineering sequence, such as an introductory design course. Smith College is a research college, and it is expected that the successful candidate will maintain an active research program. A Ph.D. in engineering or a closely related discipline is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in engineering are encouraged to apply.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here: https://www.smith.edu/about-smith/provost/faculty-development. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.
Smith College's ABET-accredited Picker Engineering Program is situated within a liberal arts college and is the nation's first such program at a women's college. The Program, which is located in a LEED® certified, 400,000 square foot science and engineering building with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, prepares our diverse engineering student body for global citizenship and a sustainable future. Our graduates integrate deep understanding of technical principles with knowledge from across the liberal arts to address society’s challenges. They have gone on to leadership positions in industry, non-profit, government, and higher education. Details about the Program may be found at http://www.smith.edu/engineering/.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/110551 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity/inclusion statement, teaching statement, research statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Finalists may be asked for additional materials. Review of applications will begin on November 11, 2022.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Working at Smith College
Founded in 1871, Smith College is the nation's largest liberal arts college for women. The reputation of the College as one of the finest in the country holds strong because of the dedicated work of our staff, faculty, and administration. We are a diverse group bringing to our community different talents, perspectives, and experiences. Our strength arises from this diversity and is sustained by a community value of providing an outstanding educational environment for our nearly 2,700 students. Smith College is located in Northampton, a lively town of 30,000 in the Connecticut River valley of western Massachusetts.
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