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Faculty - Assistant Professor - Computer and Electrical Engineering
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Sep. 10, 2018
Title Faculty - Assistant Professor - Computer and Electrical Engineering
University Utah Valley University
Department N/A
Application Deadline 5/1/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Orem, UT
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics

Faculty - Assistant Professor - Computer and Electrical Engineering

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)


The Engineering Department ( at Utah Valley University invites applications for a Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Spring 2019. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering or a closely related field and be expected to teach undergraduate computer engineering and electrical engineering courses.

Will teach students to understand and appreciate computer and electrical engineering topics. Design courses and prepare instructional materials. Cultivate a student-centered learning environment, and help students succeed. Assess teaching results and apply results to improve courses, curriculum, and teaching effectiveness.

Will support department, university, and community through service such as committees and special projects. Fully support the university and program level accreditation efforts. Engage in scholarly activities, including research and keeping current in the latest developments in the field.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related disciplines.
Ability to teach general computer engineering topics.
Demonstrated strength in, and a passion for teaching.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following fields: parallel & distributed systems, mobile systems, embedded systems, VLSI design, digital signal processing, electronics, networking and security, image processing, robotics, programming languages (C, Matlab, VHDL, Verilog, C++, Java, etc.), and computer architecture.
  • Knowledge and expertise of subject matter and content in the areas of computer engineering, electrical engineering.
  • Knowledge of current trends and research in the field of computer engineering and electrical engineering.
  • Skills in interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making.
  • Skill in effective instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Skills in presentation of course materials and learning experiences.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to engage, motivate, and evaluate students.
  • Ability to work with the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly growing and changing institution.
  • Ability to teach general computer and electrical engineering topics.

Preferred Qualifications:

Professional Engineer (PE).

Physical Requirements:

Physical ability to teach in a classroom setting.
Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC31218 Computer Science Faculty 05/01/2019

Open Date: 08/08/2018

Review Start Date: 09/10/2018

Close Date: 5/1/2019

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: ASEE
Chronicle of Higher Education

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Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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