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Professor of Engineering Practice

Purdue University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
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Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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College of Engineering

Faculty Position Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Purdue University invites applications for a Professor of Engineering Practice position at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in teaching in undergraduate and graduate level courses that provide the foundations for research and development in the broad area of Autonomous and Connected Systems which includes, but is not limited to, machine learning, artificial intelligence, computer vision, imaging, robotics, wireless communications, data science, Internet of Things (IoT), radar, and other related methodologies. This position is aligned with Purdue Engineering’s initiative on

Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering, computer science, statistics, or a related discipline, must be experienced in the practice of the broad area of Autonomous and Connected systems in industry/government/other organizations and demonstrate potential to vertically integrate practice-driven design throughout the ECE curriculum, and to develop national recognition for their work at the interface of practice and education/applied research. The successful candidate should possess strong leadership and organizational skills, and have a creative passion for educating and mentoring young engineers, preparing them to be highly contributing members of their profession. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and perform service at the School, College and University levels. Candidates with experience working with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff and the ability to contribute to an inclusive climate are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is the largest academic unit at Purdue University and one of the largest in the nation with more than 110 faculty members (6 NAE members, more than 40 Fellows in multiple societies,) 1,700 undergraduate students (sophomores-seniors) and 1,000 graduate students. ECE is home to the NSF Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NSF NCN, nanoHUB), the SRC/DARPA Center for Brain Inspired Computing Enabling (C-BRIC), and the Center for Innovation in Control, Optimization, and Networks (ICON). ECE faculty lead the Birck Nanotechnology Center and various research areas under two NSF Engineering Research Centers (ERCs). ECE’s undergraduate, graduate and online programs rank 10th, 11th, and 1st in the nation, respectively.

The Elmore Family School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities

Applications must be submitted electronically via this site:

including (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) teaching plan, (3) research/engagement/outreach plan, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (5) names and contact information for at least 3 references. The search committee may contact references to request letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at Review of applications will begin on August 31, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue is an ADVANCE institution The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women,

individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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