University of Nevada, Reno – Main Campus
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The University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with preferred start date of July 1, 2023.
The position requires a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related field and the ability to develop a robust, externally funded research program for both independent and collaborative research projects, successfully teach graduate and undergraduate courses that focus on power, energy conversion, and renewable energy, supervise graduate students, and engage in outreach activities.
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
Assistant Professor, 9-month
To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Academic Faculty (Nine-month), Assistant Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.
Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual “A” or “B” contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada.
“I had no idea the values of the faculty retirement plan when I joined UNR. On my first day, I found out I was fully vested in my contributions and the companies 15.5% matching. I have watched my retirement grow over the years, not only in contributions, but with investments. It is hard to put into words how appreciative I am to feel so secure in my future” – Michelle B.
Perks of Working at UNR!
- Health insurance options including dental and vision – Health Insurance
- Generous annual and sick leave, life insurance and long-term disability – Faculty Benefits
- E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options. E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center
- Reno is proud to be a University town! Many local businesses offer discounts to WolfCard holders
- Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life’s difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
- Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
- Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate
- No state income tax!
Grants-in-aid for Faculty Employees
The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner. Faculty Grants-in-Aid
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno College of Engineering continues its expansion with a bold new vision to contribute to national and international technology and manufacturing sectors and to prepare the engineers of the future. Located in northern Nevada, where technology and manufacturing are two of the fastest growing industries, the College of Engineering values partnerships with the private sector as well as government and within academia. Research done at the College of Engineering contributed significantly to the University’s elevation to Carnegie R1 status in 2018. For more information and details please visit: https://www.unr.edu/engineering
To learn more about Electrical and Biomedical Engineering department, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/ebme
Search Coordinator, Miranda Bender at [email protected]
Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at [email protected].
Please attach all of the following documents to your application:
2) Cover Letter
3) Research Plan Statement
4) Teaching Philosophy Statement
5) Contact Information for Five Professional References
6) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Committee will begin application review on April 1, 2023.
This posting is open until filled
This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Posting Close Date
Note to Applicant
A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.
References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.
Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.
As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.
Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.
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