Assistant Professor of Engineering

Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 16, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Penn State Brandywine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, Assistant Professor of Engineering (tenure track, 36 weeks), to begin August 2021 (or as negotiated).

Responsibilities include: We are seeking a qualified person to teach each semester lower and upper division classes using in-person, mixed, remote synchronous, and or remote asynchronous modes. The responsibilities include publishing research in refereed journals, participating in professional organizations, engaging in scholarly professional development to stay current in the discipline; participating in course, curriculum, and program development, advising students, providing career guidance, and supervising undergraduate research projects; participating in campus, university, and community service activities.

Some of the required teaching is in introductory and intermediate undergraduate courses in the area of electrical, computer engineering and computer science using in-person, mixed, remote synchronous, and or remote asynchronous modes. Teaching assignments include courses in electrical circuits and devices, digital systems, introductory and intermediate computer programming in MATLAB, C++ and Python. Working knowledge of a circuit simulation software, (e.g. MultiSim, PSPICE), and a hardware description language (e.g., Verilog, VHDL) is required.

Other expectations include: commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment; demonstrate commitment to inclusive pedagogy in teaching and learning and achieving equity in educational outcomes.

Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or weekend classes as needed.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering or a closely related field, by the start date is required. Evidence of potential for research and publications is expected.

Additional preferences include: Evidence of commitment to and interest in active and collaborative learning, instructional use of technology, experience in hybrid course delivery, evidence of experience in multidisciplinary environment, demonstrated commitment to and ability/training in successfully advocating for diversity and values of diversity.

Application: For full consideration, applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and diversity statement that details how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from diverse and/or underrepresented backgrounds (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should note their plans for such work) as a single PDF document; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of three references. All employees must pass a criminal background check.

Closing Date: Application review begins December 14, 2020 and continues until a suitable candidate is found. Apply online at:

Campus Information:

Founded in 1855, The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) is a premier, world class research university. Granted “very high activity” classification for “research universities” by the Carnegie Foundation, Penn State is the Commonwealth's only land-grant institution and a driver of economic growth and innovation. With a $6.5 billion annual operating budget, Penn State enrolls over 90,000 students in one University, 24 campuses and online. Penn State Brandywine - a thriving residential campus - is located on 112 acres, 20 miles west of center city Philadelphia. Penn State Brandywine's principal strengths are excellent teaching and research, a diverse study body, athletics, business and civic partnerships, and new Center for Ethics and Civic Engagement. Penn State Brandywine's 100,000+ alumni are part of Penn State's world-wide 670,000+ alumni network.

Penn State Brandywine's core mission is to: Provide an undergraduate education among the arts, sciences, and professional fields to a highly diverse student population from Greater Philadelphia and beyond. Penn State Brandywine offers a challenging and rewarding college experience, combining a small-campus environment with the extensive resources of a world-class public research university. Penn State Brandywine empowers students to fulfill their potential and prepares them for meaningful careers and lives as engaged citizens.

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Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Wiebke Strehl, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Brandywine. E-mail: wxs9@ Telephone: (610) 892-1411.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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