Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Akron
February 7, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Akron invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor for fall 2018.
The successful applicant will be expected to establish a viable research program, supervise Master’s and Ph.D. students, work collaboratively with diverse populations, and have a commitment to excellence in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses
Required Qualifications: An earned PhD in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or closely related field, excellent communication skills, a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring and research, and demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness
Preferred Qualifications: The department will consider exceptional candidates in all areas of computer engineering, but is particularly interested in candidates whose primary research expertise is in mixed-signal and digital hardware systems, embedded systems, Internet of Things (IoT), computer organization and architecture, computer networks, network security, security of cyber-physical systems and big data
Application Deadline: Open until Filled – Review of applications will begin immediately
The University of Akron is a state-assisted metropolitan university in northeast Ohio with over 22,000 students. The ECE department presently includes 18 full-time faculty members and offers the degrees B.S. in Electrical Engineering, B.S. in Computer Engineering, M.S. in Electrical Engineering, and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Engineering. Areas of faculty expertise include communications, controls, electromagnetic fields, networked and embedded systems, optical devices and photonics, power electronics, motor drives and advanced energy systems, signal and image processing and mixed-signal electronics. The Department houses several modern undergraduate laboratories with significant computational resources and an infrastructure that is being continuously updated and upgraded. Well-equipped graduate research laboratories have been developed by the faculty and the college has developed a state of the art engineering research center with additional resources. The Department has over 600 undergraduate and about 90 graduate students. For additional information regarding the University, the College, the Department, and the faculty please visit www.engineering.uakron.edu.
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
Internal Number: 10698
About University of Akron
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.