The Weisberg Division of Engineering in the College of Information Technology and Engineering at Marshall University invites applications for a tenure-track Electrical and Computer Engineering position in the area of Robotics and Networked Control Systems. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, with a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The position entails teaching, service, and research responsibilities. The faculty member of this position reports to the Chair of the Division and is required to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses (lecture and laboratory); supervise master’s thesis and undergraduate projects; pursue scholarly activities (including research in the field, writing and managing grants, and preparing peer-reviewed publications); engage in academic mentoring; assist in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan; participate in professional service, activities and organizations. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and laboratory-based instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and exhibit potential for professional recognition via research and publication in their area of expertise. The successful candidate will also contribute to the University’s general education curriculum, with its emphasis on a common First Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance student’s critical thinking and the college’s support of interdisciplinary programs of study.
Candidates, at a minimum, must meet these requirements: (1) a Ph.D. in Electrical, Computer Engineering, or closely related fields completed by June 30, 2020, with a B.S. in Electrical or Computer Engineering (2) a research record and course work that matches the specified area of interest, (3) a strong commitment to teach and advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a primary emphasis in undergraduate engineering education, (4) the capability of integrating area of expertise into our curriculum through core/elective courses and laboratories, and (5) the ability to communicate effectively.
The Weisberg Division of Engineering offers a B.S. in Engineering with a Civil Emphasis, a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, a M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, and a M.S. in Engineering with majors in Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering, Engineering Management, and Environmental Engineering. The Division is part of the College of Information Technology and Engineering (CITE), a multi-disciplinary college with a wide range of faculty expertise and interests. The Division is housed in the Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, a state-of-the-art complex that opened Fall of 2015.
Marshall University is a state-supported multi-campus public university located in Huntington, West Virginia. Nestled between the banks of the Ohio River and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains bordering Ohio and Kentucky, the Huntington region, with a population over 315,000, affords a comfortable lifestyle, low cost of living, state-of-the-art health care, modern educational facilities, and unrivaled natural beauty. Marshall University employs 2000 faculty and staff members who serve 10,000 undergraduate, 3,300 graduate, and 700 professional students.
Qualified candidates should submit electronically at https://www.marshall.edu/human-resources/job-opportunities/ the following: (1) letter of intent, (2) complete vita, (3) teaching philosophy statement and interests including a list of courses, (4) research statement including how undergraduate students would be incorporated into research, (5) list of completed graduate coursework, and (6) complete contact information for at least three professional references. Selected candidates interviewing on campus must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded to the chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions before scheduling an on-campus interview.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A starting date of August 2020 is anticipated.