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Job ID: 205857

Assistant Teaching Professor
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 17, 2023
Title Assistant Teaching Professor
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Engineering: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ( at Tufts University ( seeks candidates for a Full-time Assistant Teaching Professor position in the area of Electrical Engineering. Candidates should possess a doctorate degree in electrical engineering or a closely related field.

We seek applicants with expertise in electrical engineering. Principal responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate instruction and mentorship, and University and professional service. The successful candidate will join our Electrical Engineering program with strengths in electronic materials, photonics, sensors, biomedical devices, machine learning, and power systems. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of teaching.

Tufts' School of Engineering (SOE) distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education and research programs, within the intellectually rich environment of both a "Research I" university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. The past ten years have been a period of extraordinary growth for SOE at Tufts, with recruitment of over half of its current tenured and tenure-track faculty members and a more than three-fold increase in research productivity. Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. Located on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus, only six miles from historic downtown Boston, SOE faculty members have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration, as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the region.



The ideal Assistant or Associate Professor of Teaching candidate will possess prior teaching experience, especially with undergraduate students, and have an engaging teaching style. The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring.

A doctoral degree is preferred but not required.


Application Instructions

We request that each application include the following materials: (a) a letter of application explaining the applicant’s interest in the position, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) a statement of teaching philosophy, (d) at least three reference letters, and (e) a sample of material developed for the classroom, such as a syllabus, a homework assignment, or a laboratory exercise. Items (a) through (e) should be submitted online through Interfolio at

Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate throughout their application their attention to diversity and inclusion as these topics relate to teaching, research, and engagement within the academic environment.

Applications are due April 15, 2023 but review of applications will begin March 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the department or the position, please visit . Inquiries should be emailed to

For assistance with Interfolio, please contact or call 877-997-8807.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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