Assistant Professor of Instruction, EE/CpE Programs, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


The University of Akron, College of Engineering and Polymer Science seeks applicants for the non-tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, to begin Fall Semester 2021 to support our ABET-accredited BSEE and BSCpE programs. The primary focus of this position is teaching and preparing graduates for professional careers. Research is not required.


The selected candidate will develop, revise, and deliver Electrical and Computer Engineering lecture and laboratory courses at the baccalaureate level. Additional duties include advising capstone design project teams; University, college, department, and program committee work; assessment and accreditation responsibilities; student recruitment activities; maintaining technical currency; and other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

A PhD in Electrical Engineering or closely related field; outstanding written and verbal communication skills; experience in teaching and managing engineering classes; must have a passion for the profession and the ability to teach a variety of Electrical and Computer Engineering courses in the following areas: Circuit Analysis, Electric Power and Machines, Electronics, Linear Systems, and Computer Programming; and must be comfortable advising capstone design teams in Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching engineering courses involving Circuit Analysis, Electric Power and Machines, Electronics, Linear Systems, and Computer Programming; experience in teaching, managing, and evaluating engineering classes with enrollments of 50 or more; demonstrated competence in advising capstone design teams in Electrical and Computer Engineering; and at least 2 years' relevant teaching experience in an ABET-accredited US engineering program.



Every aspect of modern life is influenced by electrical and computer engineers. They design and maintain systems ranging from massive power grids and global communications networks to tiny integrated circuits inside computers and personal electronics.


The University of Akron offers world-class electrical and computer engineering degree programs that prepare students for exciting careers in the field. For more information, please see /

About University of Akron:

As one of the largest employers in the region, The University of Akron is creating a community and workforce committed to making a difference in the lives of our students and in the region. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to qualified candidates who are passionate about shaping and inspiring the next generation of thinkers, experts, artists, and leaders.



The salary for this position is commensurate with experience and qualifications. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.

Application Deadline:

Open until filled, however, review of applicants will begin May 28, 2021.

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Job ID # 12856

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Akron, as an equal education and employment institution, is committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified individuals in its education programs or activities, including applicants for admissions or employment, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. To further this commitment, the University complies with state and federal laws which prohibit discrimination. Questions or concerns about the administration of this commitment can be directed to the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office (

The University also strives to provide an environment free from the negative impacts of gender-based discrimination and harassment as prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Questions about Title IX can be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education or both. For more information on Title IX at the University of Akron, including how to contact the Title IX Coordinator, how to file a complaint under Title IX with the University or the Title IX process at the University of Akron, please visit the University’s Title IX page at

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