Endowed Chair Professor/Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering

New Jersey, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science at Stevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) invites applications for the prestigious Burchard Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering. This position is offered at the rank of professor or associate professor depending upon the candidate's experience and accomplishments starting on August 16, 2021.  Stevens offers an intellectually vibrant, diverse, highly interdisciplinary, collaborative, and innovative community and is a great place to work.

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related discipline. The department is looking for a well-established scholar with a strong funding and publication record in key areas of interest: 5G/6G communications, Internet of Things, information security, smart and automated systems. Successful applicants are expected to have the potential to develop a vigorous externally funded, research program and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education and mentoring.

The ECE department at Stevens currently has 24 full-time faculty, including 1 NAE member, 5 IEEE Fellows, 3 NAI Fellows, and 8 NSF CAREER recipients. ECE faculty are dynamic, collaborative colleagues dedicated to inspiring and educating the next generation of electrical and computer engineers and technical leaders through innovative, interdisciplinary, and impactful research and education programs.

Stevens is a private university located in Hoboken, New Jersey.  The 55-acre campus is on the Hudson River across from midtown Manhattan within a few minutes from NYC via public transportation. Stevens' exciting location offers unlimited opportunities for collaboration with nearby universities, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and major corporate research laboratories. The Schaefer School of Engineering and Science is the largest school among three schools and college at Stevens.

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students, faculty and staff of all races and genders. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from qualified women and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The search committee will begin the review of applications on March 15, 2021. Please submit your application electronically through the Stevens website at https://stevens.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hoboken-NJ---Main-Campus/Endowed-Chair-Associate-Professor-or-Professor-in-ECE_RQ24129 and include curriculum vitae, a research plan, teaching interests and philosophy, a diversity statement identifying activity connected with research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach to underrepresented groups, and contact information including at least five references. For any inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Hongbin Li at hli@stevens.edu.

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

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