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Assistant or Associate Professor

Employer
Prairie View A&M University
Location
Prairie View, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 21, 2023


Job Title

Assistant or Associate Professor

Agency

Prairie View A&M University

Department

Electrical Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering at the Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) invites well-qualified individuals to apply for three tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin as soon as Spring 2024.

The ECE department offers two ABET-accredited undergraduate degree programs as well as two graduate degrees (a master’s and a doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering). We are seeking candidates who can lead department growth, complement current expertise in its six research centers, and contribute to interdisciplinary research/education focus areas through fundamental disciplinary and/or application-specific research and workforce development initiatives.

Although the ECE department welcomes applications from outstanding candidates from all areas of electrical and computer engineering to apply, the department has a particular interest in candidates with expertise in: (1) microelectronics/semiconductors/hardware security; (ii) power engineering/power electronics/application of artificial intelligence and machine learning in smart-grids; and in (iii) computer engineering/cybersecurity/quantum computing and communications, or closely related areas.

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.

The applicant is required to submit his/her curriculum vitae along with a concise statement of research agenda and a concise statement of teaching interests. Review of applications will begin November 01, 2023.

Responsibilities:
  • Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels including developing new courses and laboratories, and assessment.

  • Advise students each semester on course selection, and mentor them in the area of professional development, research projects, theses, and dissertations.

  • Conduct research in their technical areas with a focus on advancing knowledge, solving practical problems in the field, and publish scholarly papers.

  • Seek and secure external funding for research/education through grant proposals.

  • Participate in department/college/university service activities such as committee work, student recruitment, and outreach events as well as provide service to the engineering profession.

Required Education & Experience:
  • An earned doctorate in electrical and/or computer engineering or a related field.

  • Demonstrated scholarly achievements as evidenced by a track record of publications and potential for establishing an extramurally funded research program.

  • Evidence of commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and ability to teach in one or more of the broad topical areas in electrical and computer engineering: microelectronics, power engineering, cybersecurity, machine learning/AI, data science, wireless communications, high performance computing, quantum information sciences and engineering.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Ability to use technology and related software to support online teaching.

  • A viable plan to develop and sustain an externally funded research program.

  • Demonstrated commitment to PVAMU’s excellence and impact mission.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • An earned doctorate in electrical and computer engineering with expertise in at least one of the following fields: microelectronics/semiconductors, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence/data science, power engineering/power electronics, cyber-physical systems, wireless communications, quantum information sciences and engineering.

  • Experience with interdisciplinary research collaborations.

  • Experience with curriculum/laboratory development, online teaching and learning platforms, and program assessment.

Job Posting Close Date:
  • 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.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

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.

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