Summary of Duties: The School of Engineering and Computer Science at Washington State University Vancouver invites applications for a permanent full time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning 8/16/2020. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in power systems engineering including, but not limited to, one or more of the following: power generation, transmission, distribution, power protection and control, or smart grid.
Job Requirements: Earned Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or related field by employment start date and demonstrated ability to (1) develop a funded research program, (2) establish industrial collaborations, (3) teach undergraduate/graduate courses, (4) have published promising scholarly work in the field and (5) contribute to our campus diversity goals (e.g. incorporate issues of diversity into mentoring, curriculum, service or research).
Job Duties: (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on topics in the area of specialization mentioned above and develop new undergraduate and graduate courses in these areas; (2) conducting research in at least one of the areas listed; (3) securing external funding for research programs; and (4) participating in service to the department and university through committee work, recruitment, and interaction with industry.
WSU Vancouver serves about 3,400 graduate and undergraduate students and is fifteen miles north of Portland, Oregon. The rapidly growing School of Engineering and Computer Science (ENCS) equally values both research and teaching. WSU is Washington's land grant university with faculty and programs on five campuses. For more information: http://ecs.vancouver.wsu.edu. WSU Vancouver is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment.
Required Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or related field by employment start date and demonstrated ability to (1) develop a funded research program, (2) establish industrial collaborations, (3) teach undergraduate/graduate courses, (4) have published promising scholarly work in the field and (5) contribute to our campus diversity goals (e.g. incorporate issues of diversity into mentoring, curriculum, service or research).
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.