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Endowed Professorship in Engineering (Open Rank)

SUNY Oswego
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Engineering
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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State University of New York at Oswego

Endowed Professorship in Engineering (Open Rank)


The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the State University of New York at Oswego

invites applications for an open-rank tenure track/tenured Endowed Professorship (e.g. Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor) in Engineering with a specialization in Robotics.


Posting Date: July 26, 2021


Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: or


Date of Appointment: January 2022


Description of Responsibilities:

The SRC Endowed Professor in Engineering will have a rare opportunity to serve in a recently endowed professor position where they will actively contribute to the continued development of an innovative, project-based, ABET-accredited Electrical and Computer Engineering program in collaboration with the department chair, faculty, and administrators. The SRC Endowed Professor will be expected to develop and teach new curricular content within the Robotics emphasis area of the department, including an emphasis on and responsibilities in STEM-oriented community outreach, particularly at the K-12 level.


SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan ( As such, the Assistant/Associate/Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering-Robotics will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD (or completion of PhD no later than end of Fall Semester 2021) in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering or closely related fields
  • Excellence in teaching and scholarship appropriate to rank
  • Commitment to undergraduate education
  • Commitment to service to the department, campus and community as a whole
  • Communication and interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a diverse community of students and colleagues.


Though faculty eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank may be more prepared for the position responsibilities, candidates at the Assistant Professor level will also be considered, particularly those with a strong alignment in interests and preparation to the requirements of the position.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in areas including but not limited to: Robotics, Mechatronics, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Deep Learning
  • Demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate Electrical and Computer Engineering courses and labs
  • Demonstrated success in program, course, laboratory, or curriculum development
  • Demonstrated success in undergraduate education
  • Demonstrated success in STEM-oriented community service/outreach, particularly at the K-12 level


To Apply Submit:

  • Cover letter that includes your demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in your teaching, research or service work
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)/resume
  • Teaching Statement which includes addressing how you intend to meet the needs of a diverse undergraduate student population
  • Research Statement that addresses how you intend to incorporate undergraduate researchers of diverse backgrounds into your research agenda
  • Copy of unofficial transcript for required degree (or copy of official transcript) showing degree awarded and date conferred OR program in progress
  • Contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted)


electronically at:


If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:

Marianne Hromalik, Search Committee Chair at


Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered. Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.


Description of Department: The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is a highly dynamic department fully committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive learning environment for our vibrant and diverse population of faculty and students. The department opened in August 2013 and has since experienced a large enrollment growth and demand. It occupies excellent facilities equipped with state-of-the-art equipment in the Shineman Science and Engineering Building with several studio teaching rooms and project laboratories that support flexible, modern and innovative teaching methods throughout the curriculum. Research laboratories such as the Wireless Solutions Laboratory, the Modern Energy Laboratory and the Robotics Laboratory are well equipped and currently support multiple faculty and student research projects. The department also boasts a close relationship with local industry resulting in several industry-sponsored project collaboration opportunities. The fully ABET-accredited program delivers a combined Electrical and Computer Engineering degree that allows students to delve further in areas of emphasis that include robotics, embedded systems, wireless systems, and modern energy systems.


Description of SRC: SRC, Inc. (@SRCDefense), a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across a family of companies, SRC applies bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible® for the challenges faced by America and its allies.


Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive university located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. One of 13 comprehensive colleges in the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system, SUNY Oswego is recognized nationally for its academic quality, focus on student success outcomes, and the growing diversity of its student body. Ranked in the Top Ten among public master’s-level universities in the 2021 “Top Regional Universities in the North” by U.S. News and World Report, SUNY Oswego is also recognized among Princeton Review’s Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast – an honor bestowed on the college every year since 2003.


Inspired by a shared commitment to excellence and the desire to transcend traditional higher education boundaries, SUNY Oswego provides a transformative experience to about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The college offers preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education, and its success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.


Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at


Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy


In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing


For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery):


SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at:


Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at




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