Assistant Professor - Electrical & Telecommunications Engineering Technology

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
May 05, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10160

Regular/Temporary: Regular


New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York (CUNY), a comprehensive college of nearly 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Technology at the Assistant Professor level, to begin during the 2014-2015 academic year.

The department's associate-degree programs in electrical and telecommunications engineering technology prepare graduates for careers as electronic and telecommunications technicians. The baccalaureate program in telecommunications engineering technology (BTech) prepares graduates for careers as telecommunications technologists. The BTech program in telecommunications engineering technology builds upon the skills learned in the first two years and adds more advanced study in data communications, coding, computer systems, satellite and fiber optic communications among a number of other emerging telecom technologies. All three programs are accredited by TAC of ABET. A new baccalaureate program in electrical engineering technology has been recently approved by the New York State Education Department and has enrolled its first students in the fall of 2013. This program will prepare technologists in the electrical engineering technology area. The department is composed of highly qualified faculty, some well recognized internationally. The employers of graduates include Citicorp, MTA, Verizon, and Con Edison among others.

We are looking for a candidate with expertise in both electrical and telecommunications engineering technology with emphasis on its electrical part. For the new BTech in Electrical Engineering Technology program, we are especially interested in an individual who specializes in at least one of the following fields:
- Analog and digital electronics
- Power systems
- Control systems

The department seeks a professional who is dedicated to teaching, curriculum development, and student advisement; can contribute to the department's continuous work on upgrading and further developing our laboratories; and is prepared to conduct scholarly work that will contribute to the advancement of our programs. Faculty members in the department teach a wide spectrum of courses, from basic electrical and electronic concepts to modern telecommunications, including support for emerging applications.

Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


PhD in Electrical Engineering (EE) or a related field and a minimum of three years of teaching/industrial experience required. 

Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes to begin 3/20/14.


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