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Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Purdue University Northwest

Date Posted Oct. 30, 2018
Title Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University Purdue University Northwest
Hammond, IN, United States
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 12, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

Position: Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering. The ECE Department invites applications for a tenure-track position to teach courses including analog and digital electronics, digital systems, communication systems and microprocessor systems at the undergraduate level and innovative courses at the graduate level. Expertise in research that is of high interest to US-based funding agencies (including but not limited to data-2-decision, human effectiveness and machine learning) is preferred. We are looking for a motivated educator whose research interests complement or enhance our state-of-the-art facilities (e.g.,

Qualifications: A PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or a closely related field completed by June 30, 2019 is required. Applicants with commitment to quality teaching and with experience in R&D projects (e.g., those funded by the National Science Foundation or Department of Defense or other agencies) are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach all levels of ECE lecture and laboratory-based courses, develop and perform research and scholarship, obtain funding to support research, and mentor students. Some courses may be taught during evenings. There are opportunities to teach courses in a distance learning format.

The School of Engineering: PNW Engineering is ranked 35th by the US News & World Report among the category of Best Engineering Programs at engineering schools whose highest degree is a bachelor’s or a master’s degree. The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) offers BS degrees in Electrical Engineering (EE) and Computer Engineering (CE), an MS degree in ECE, and an MS degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering. These academic programs are supported by modern facilities and dedicated faculty members who enjoy teaching, research, and community engagement. For more information, visit the ECE Department website at and the School of Engineering website at

Applications: Start date for this position is August 12, 2019. Review of applications will begin on November 14, 2018; and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. An application package must include at minimum: 1) Cover letter; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Two-page statement of teaching philosophy including a listing of ECE courses candidates are prepared to teach; 4) Two-page statement of research interests and evidence of participation in sponsored research projects; and 5) Names, affiliations, designations, emails and phone numbers of 3-5 professional references. Applications must be submitted as a single PDF document by emailing Dr. Li-Zhe Tan, Search Committee Chair, ECE Department, at and refer to "PNW ECE Faculty Search" in the subject line. "PNW is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that sincerely values diversity and inclusion."

Employment at PNW is contingent upon completion of a successful background check. Applications will be duly acknowledged. Additional supporting information may be requested during search process. Please visit for additional information.
PNW is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Purdue University Northwest
    2200 169th Street
    Hammond, IN 46323


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