Requisition Number: FTFR000236
Division/College: College of Engineering
FT/PT: Full Time
Northeastern University College of Engineering invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (www.ece.neu.edu ) at Northeastern is a large, successful and growing academic enterprise. The department includes 47 full-time faculty with over $13 million in annual research funding, approximately 220 Ph.D. students, 250 MS students and more than 400 undergraduate students. At the core of the Northeastern engineering education experience is our top-ranked cooperative education program which contributes significantly to the integrated learning model in use in the College of Engineering. The department is committed to innovative curricular development at all levels. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is an active participant in multiple federally-funded research centers including: The Bernard M. Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems, the Center for Awareness and Localization of Explosive-Related Threats, the Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks, the Center for High-Rate Nanomanufacturing, the Center for Microwave Magnetic Materials and Integrated Circuits, and the Institute for Information Assurance. There is an ongoing dramatic expansion of the number of faculty across the University, including interdisciplinary cross-college hires, that provides the next Chair of ECE the opportunity to significantly impact the direction and trajectory of an already strong, vibrant department.
Applicants are expected to have demonstrated strategic vision in their research enterprises which should be well-established, well-funded and internationally recognized. Successful candidates will also have demonstrated excellence and have significant experience in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Research, teaching or collaborative experience that spans electrical and computer engineering or closely related fields is beneficial. A doctoral degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a closely related field is required. Previous experience managing a federally-funded research group or center, or similar significant administrative experience, is desirable.
Northeastern is an urban university in Boston, located among the nation’s best hospitals, world renowned research and teaching institutions, and high technology and biomedical industry as well as historical, arts and music landmarks of the city. Northeastern University is a national leader in cooperative education and recently has enjoyed an unprecedented rise in the National Research University rankings in US News and World Report. The university is currently expanding with plans to add 150 new lines to the current pool of talented faculty. Northeastern is the recipient of an NSF-funded ADVANCE grant for promoting the careers of women in engineering and science.
Applicants should submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae, three professional references and a strategic vision statement. For more information contact: Prof. Miriam Leeser; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Phone: 617-373-3814.
Nominations for the position should be sent to:
ECE Chair Faculty Recruiting Committee
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
360 Huntington Avenue
440 Dana Research Center
Boston, MA 02115, USA
or emailed directly to email@example.com . The target starting date is July 1, 2013, but the position will remain open until filled.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern 
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.