Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering



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Job description

Erie, PA

Gannon University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science seeks an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. The appointment for this nine-month tenure track position begins in August 2020. The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses in Electrical Engineering; engage students in research projects, and advise students.

Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. Requirements include a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field (ABD candidates will be considered). Priority will be given to those with a background in the areas of control systems and robotics, artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, hardware software co-design, and electric drives; however, exceptional candidates from other areas in electrical engineering will be given consideration. Previous experience in advising undergraduate research projects and developing new undergraduate lab activities is preferred. A track record of successful project leadership and industrial experience are also preferred. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. Excellent communications skills are required.

Gannon is a Catholic comprehensive Masters L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, Gannon offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo. For more information about what Erie has to offer visit

How to apply

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019. This position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. For specific questions regarding the position, contact Dr. Susantha Herath, [email protected]. For more information about Gannon visit Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Gannon University is a private, co-educational Catholic university offering associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, certificates and doctoral degrees and is located in Erie, Pennsylvania.