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Assistant Professor

Oregon Tech
Klamath Falls, Oregon
66,000 - 70,000
Posted Date
Mar 17, 2023

Oregon Tech (Oregon Institute of Technology), a premier public polytechnic university in the Pacific Northwest, and the Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Department invite applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor. Oregon Tech is one of the top public regional universities in the western United States and is consistently ranked among the top public colleges in the west by US News & World Report. Oregon Tech offers innovative and rigorous degree programs.

Oregon Tech is a growing university with multiple locations including a rural campus in Klamath Falls, an urban campus in Portland-Metro, and a strong online presence. All locations offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Oregon Tech prides itself on delivering a high-quality, hands-on educational experience in a collaborative learning environment distinguished by low student-to-faculty ratios.

Primary responsibilities of the Assistant Professor position will include teaching introductory and advanced digital systems courses. Candidates should be enthusiastic about curriculum innovation and student engagement. The successful candidate must have expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Embedded Systems and Computer Architecture
  • Digital System Design and Synthesis
  • Systems-On-Chip
  • Programmable and Adaptive Architectures
  • and/or, Machine Learning

The successful candidate is expected to develop industry collaborations with a focus on applied research. Other responsibilities include advising students, directing student projects, and participating in continuous professional development, as well as other departmental and institutional service activities.

Oregon Tech’s Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Department is committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Department Information:
The Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy (EERE) department offers undergraduate programs in Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, and Electronics Engineering Technology, all of which are ABETaccredited. The department also offers MS degrees in Renewable Energy Engineering and in Engineering. EERE faculty is a multidisciplinary team with backgrounds including electrical engineering, physical chemistry, materials science, and mechanical engineering. The EERE department is located on both the Klamath Falls and Wilsonville campuses. Core undergraduate programs are available on both campuses; other offerings vary by location. Majors in the EERE department are closely aligned with Oregon Tech’s mission of providing innovative and rigorous degree programs in technically-related fields with emphasis on the application of theory to practice. Our programs have strong relationships with industry, particularly through Industry Advisory Boards which support the continued relevance and currency of the programs. Visit the EERE department website more information about the department.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineering licensure
  • 2+ years relevant industry experience
  • Track record or evidence of academic potential

Qualification Requirements:

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • Ability to effectively and respectfully work, communicate, and collaborate in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings

Special Instructions to Applicant:
Initial review of applications will begin on March 30, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive full consideration.

To apply, visit:

Then, upload the following elements to your application:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Interests

AA/EEO Statement:
Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources.

To peruse other employment opportunities at Oregon's premiere polytechnic university, visit the Oregon Tech Job Board:

Oregon Tech proudly offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees; to learn more about the comprehensive offering of benefits visit:

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