Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology (Electronics & Computer Engineering

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 16, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology (Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology) Requisition 202000077F Rank Visiting Assistant Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Position Category Position Type Interim Full Time College College of Science & Engineering Technology Department Dept of Engineering Technology Open Date 10/16/2020 Quicklink
Contact Name Dr. Reg Pecen Title

Search Committee Chair
Department of Engineering Technology
Sam Houston State University
Box 2088
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone 936-294-4137 Contact Email
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

This position is a 1 academic year nine month appointment. It requires the candidate to teach traditional (lab based) and online courses. Please note: This position is for one year with the possibility of renewal.

Educational Requirements for the Position

An earned doctoral or master’s degree in electrical engineering/technology, electronics and computer engineering/technology, or similar, from a regionally accredited institution. Candidates with ABD will also be considered.

Experience Required for the Position

The successful applicant will contribute to our growing undergraduate research program. The applicant is expected to help with improving the Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology program including further development of lab and teaching resources, curriculum development, and application for academic accreditation (i.e. SACS and ABET - ETAC ).

Other Requirements for the Position

Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant work experience or higher education teaching experience. An equivalent combination of relevant work experience and education may be substituted. May have familiarity with higher education, curriculum planning, best teaching practices; or a record of excellence in teaching. Must have knowledge of electrical, electronics, and computer engineering, specifically, in the following sub-disciplines – electrical circuits, printed circuit board ( PCB ) design, analog and digital telecommunications, advanced digital design, wireless networks, VLSI, VHDL, FPGA or a closely related field.
Must be able to teach related coursework in electronics and computer engineering technology. Must have the ability to work “hands on” with engineering instrumentation and testing devices.
Need to have a working knowledge of National Instruments – Multisim, PCB Design, Quartus, and other related software/hardware tools. Must have the ability to program in a high-level, general purpose hardware related computer language. Must have excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to undergraduate education.

Special Instructions Summary

Those interested in the position should submit all application materials to This includes the online application, letter of interest, curriculum vita, and copies of transcripts of all university work (official transcripts will be required prior to hiring). Three reference letters will be required to be submitted prior to interview for selected candidates. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn about this position?
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  2. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents

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