A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
We expect to make a final hiring decision by July 30, 2019.
The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at UM-Dearborn is seeking an Intermittent Lecturer for Fall Term 2019 to teach ECE 5831 - Pattern Recognition & Neural Networks. Students will gain understanding of the language, formalism, and methods of pattern recognition. Various solution approaches will be covered including statistical methods and neural network-based methods. Students will learn how to mathematically pose various pattern recognition problems and analytically derive some well-known statistical results and learning rules. In addition, the student will learn how to perform computer simulations of various statistical and neural network models, and learn how to select appropriate model parameters, such as network architecture, hidden layer size, and learning rate. Case Studies will be presented to illustrate a variety of applications. Three lecture hours per week.
The Intermittent Lecturer will be expected to teach ECE 5831 - Pattern Recognition & Neural Networks for Fall Term 2019. This is expected to be a 25% appointment, the course schedule is Monday 6:00 - 8:45pm in 2080 HPEC with an Internet Instruction component. Specific activities include course preparation, content delivery, grading, office hours, discussion/meetings with the Department Chair.
Candidates will possess, at a minimum, a Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering with relevant specialization, relevant teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence. Candidates will be evaluated based on submitted CV, teaching evaluations, and relevant recommendations.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts more than 9,000 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus as a Best Regional University.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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