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Detroit, MI

Posting Number

046027

Position Title

Assistant Professor – COE

Number of Vacancies

1

School/College/Division/Institutes/Centers

05 – College of Engineering

Primary Department

H0508-Engineering Technology

Essential Functions (Job Duties)

The Division of Engineering Technology (ET) at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program at the rank of Assistant Professor to start in August 2022. Successful applicants should demonstrate a potential to develop and maintain application-oriented research and to excel at teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

Essential Functions:

Teaching courses in EET program.

Engaging in scholarly activities in terms of publishing in refereed journals and conferences and seeking extramural grants.

Participating in course, curriculum, and program development.

Advising and mentoring students, providing career guidance, and supervising undergraduate research projects.

Participating in the assessment and accreditation activities.

Participating in division, college, university, and community services.

Attending and participating in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.

Participating in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations, and commencements.

Providing other support services to the department, college and/or university, as applicable.

Qualifications

Doctoral degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, or a closely related field; with thesis work and emphasis in an area of electrical/electronic engineering with industry applications.

Evidence of successful college teaching experience in EET or related courses including, but not limited to: Electrical Principles, Digital and Analog Electronics, Microcontrollers, Computer Software and Applications, Power Electronics, Signal Processing, and others.

Evidence of research participation and dissemination of research findings.

Demonstrated or has the potential to conduct scholarly activities in an EET-related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior university-level teaching experience in EET or related programs.

Demonstrated industry network and interactions with the electrical/electronic industry through training, practice, service, research programs and similar partnerships.

Dedication to actively providing leadership to students through student club sponsorship, competition team coaching, organizing, and implementing similar student activities.

Evidence of commitment to and interest in active and collaborative research and teaching.

Instructional use of technology and experience of hybrid course delivery.

Working Conditions

Wayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://wayne.edu/coronavirus.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

How to apply

Qualified applicants should send (1) a cover letter, (2) Curriculum Vitae with names and contact information of at least three references, (3) a personal statement summarizing courses taught or to teach and teaching philosophy, (4) another statement addressing research interests and professional goals, and (5) a diversity statement demonstrating the candidate’s awareness of diversity themes and their incorporation into his/her teaching materials and methods; or how the candidate’s personal background equipped him/her to deal with diversity among students, faculty, and staff.

Teaching Philosophy’s and Diversity Statements may be uploaded into either the “Writing Sample” or “Other” files. Attachments may need to be reduced to meet the maximum file size limit.

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Wayne State University is a premier institution of higher education offering more than 350 academic programs through 12 schools and colleges to more than 33,000 students in metropolitan Detroit.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 370 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 28,000 students. Wayne State’s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over 200 acres; its six extension centers offer higher education to students throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in.