Associate Professor/Full Professor & Director (SMART Center)

Employer
Prairie View A&M University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 7, 2022


Job Title

Associate Professor/Full Professor & Director (SMART Center)

Agency

Prairie View A&M University

Department

Electrical Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

This position serves as the Director of the Smart Microgrid Advanced Research and Technology (SMART) Center and also occupy Associate or Full Professor Position in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. The SMART Center was established by the Chancellor of the Texas A&M University, with multi-million dollar funds to support research work in smart microgrids.

The Director of SMART Center must have demonstrated successful grantsmanship and scholarship. She/he is expected to establish a vigorous research program that is strongly funded by federal funding agencies. The successful candidate is expected to establish the SMART Center as a self-sustaining, TAMUS Board-certified research center in a period of three years. The SMART Center is expected to become a major center for providing educational and research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students. The Director of the Center is also expected to contribute to establishing federally funded interdisciplinary and multi-institutional research projects.

This position is supported by a grant or restricted funds. Continued employment is contingent on the renewal or grant and restricting funding.

Responsibilities:
  • Teaches both undergraduate and graduate level courses. Revises and/or develops new courses. Supports the educational mission of the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering and the University.

  • Seeks external research funding and conducts innovative research.

  • Promotes the College of Engineering and the university. Provides academic leadership Recruits graduate students for the project.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related discipline.

  • Over seven (7) years of demonstrated research experience in academia or industry in the areas of power system or power electronics.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proven track record of attracting and managing federally funded research projects in such areas as distributed-energy sources, smart grid applications, photovoltaic, wind power systems and power protection.

  • Substantial publications in refereed journals and conferences proceedings.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Over twelve (12) years of demonstrated research experience in academia or industry in the areas of power system or power electronics.

  • Proven track record of attracting and managing federally funded research projects in such areas as distributed-energy sources, smart grid applications, photovoltaic, wind power systems and power protection.

  • Substantial publications in refereed journals and conferences proceedings.

Job Posting Close Date:
  • Open until filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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