The Electrical and Computer Engineering program at Western Washington University (WWU) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions with a start date of September 16, 2022. While expecting to hire at the Assistant Professor level, candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered at the Associate Professor or Professor level.
The school seeks individuals with teaching and research interests in any field relevant to electrical and computer engineering, with a preference towards candidates with expertise in the areas of embedded systems, hardware security, or integrated circuits and systems.
The position entails developing and teaching lab-based electrical and computer engineering courses, advising, research, community engagement, and service to support the program, the department, and the university.
Teaching responsibilities include core and service courses in electrical and computer engineering, as well as advanced courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Scholarship responsibilities include developing and maintaining a relevant program of scholarship that involves undergraduate research. It is expected that the successful candidate fulfills working, teaching, and mentoring responsibilities in ways that provide an equitable and inclusive environment for all students, faculty, and staff.
Western Washington University is a public institution that was founded in 1893 and is comprised of about 16,000 students. It is recognized as the top public masters-granting university in the Pacific Northwest by US News & World Report. The Chronicle of Higher Education names Western as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, winning honors in two categories: teaching environment, and tenure clarity and process.
Western Washington University is located in scenic Bellingham, Washington, a coastal town of about 90,000 residents nestled between the mountains of the North Cascades and the waters of Pu-get Sound. Recreational opportunities abound nearby, including biking, skiing, hiking, sailing, kayaking, and mountaineering. The city is roughly 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia, and 90 miles north of Seattle, Washington, each with a lively cosmopolitan atmosphere and home to many leading technology companies.
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Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Xichen Jiang, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org).