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Job ID: 221662

Faculty, Electrical Engineering
Mercer University

Date Posted Sep. 19, 2023
Title Faculty, Electrical Engineering
University Mercer University
Macon, GA, United States
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics


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Job Title:

Faculty, Electrical Engineering



Electrical/Computer Engineering



School Of Engineering


Primary Job Posting Location:

Macon, GA 31207



Additional Job Posting Locations:

(Other locations that this position could be based)



Job Details:

The Mercer University School of Engineering (MUSE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Electrical Engineering, starting in August 2024.



The ideal candidate would have the interest in and expertise to teach various Electrical and Computer Engineering Department courses. Mercer Engineering uses a core curriculum model, and this faculty member would be expected to periodically teach fundamental engineering courses such as Introduction to Engineering Design, Programming for Engineers, and Senior Design, among others. The ideal candidate should also have the ability to support Mercer University’s signature Mercer On Mission Program (, which offers faculty unique opportunities to develop and lead sustainable international service and research projects, carried out with Mercer students and host-community collaborators. The position requires a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and master’s levels, integrating service and research, and scholarship focused on the institution’s educational mission. Rank will be determined based on the credentials of the selected candidate.


Mercer’s undergraduate engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, The School of Engineering offers both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Engineering degrees, with specializations in biomedical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, mechanical, and software, as well as engineering-related programs in technical communications, cybersecurity, industrial management, and environmental systems. An undergraduate minor and graduate concentration in engineering for development are also offered. The undergraduate curriculum is dynamic, innovative, broadly based, and includes the option of an integrated BSE/MSE degree program for qualified candidates. Total engineering enrollment is over 750 students. Mercer’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department attracts a diverse group of students, many of whom are involved in research. The department is a leader in student awards/recognition.




  • A B.S. in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent

  • A Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or closely related field with an applied research agenda

  • Applicants who are ABD may apply if they will have their degree by the time of employment

  • A commitment to an academic culture that is inclusive of a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff, and

  • Effective oral and written communication with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.



  • Professional engineering registration in the U.S. or the ability to become licensed within five years;

  • Prior teaching experience at the college level;

  • Consulting or industrial experience;

  • Demonstrated ability to lead international service and research projects; and

  • Experience with professional organizations such as ABET, ASCE, and ASEE is highly desirable.


Selection of the final candidate is contingent on a successful background check.


Additional Information:

Mercer University is a private and comprehensive university and includes the Mercer Engineering Research Center in nearby Warner Robins, GA. The metropolitan Macon area, located 90 miles south of Atlanta, has a population of 250,000 and enjoys a four-season climate and a wealth of nearby historical, cultural, and recreational attractions.


Interested and qualified individuals desiring to join the school’s dedicated faculty should complete the brief online application and attach 1) a cover letter, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and 4) a list of four professional references. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.


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Job Family:

Faculty Engineering


EEO Statement:



Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.



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Contact Information

  • Kevin Barnett
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Mercer University


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