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Visiting Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Purdue University Northwest

Date Posted May 16, 2019
Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University Purdue University Northwest
Hammond, IN, United States
Department School of Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 12, 2019
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

Position overview
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) in Hammond and Westville, Indiana, invites applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering position starting on August 12, 2019. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate ECE courses (Analog & Digital Electronic Circuits, Communication Systems, and Signals & Systems) and labs, primarily on the Westville campus. Some courses may be taught in the evenings and there are opportunities to teach some of these courses in a distance learning format. Other duties will include (but not limited to) ABET, advising MS graduate students; direct senior design teams; committee work; and other activities assigned by ECE Chair.

Department and School Profile
The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering offers ABET accredited BS degrees in both Electrical Engineering & Computer Engineering; MS degree in ECE; and MS degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering. We offer a brand new 4+1 BSMS degree as well. These programs are supported by state-of-the-art labs and dedicated faculty members who enjoy teaching, research, and community engagement. ECE Department is located within the School of Engineering led by Director Dr. Dietmar Rempfer. For information, visit ECE Department at and the School of Engineering website PNW Engineering is ranked 35th by the US News & World Report among the Engineering Programs, of engineering schools whose highest degree is a bachelor’s or a master’s degree. PNW’s Engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc., known as ABET.

University and College profile
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is an academically comprehensive, student-centered university located in northwest Indiana, just southeast of Chicago. As an independent university within the Purdue University system, PNW fosters a vibrant academic community for its more than 10,000 students through high quality and engaging undergraduate and graduate education. Offering nearly 70 academic programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, PNW’s colleges, schools and centers are distinguished through prestigious accreditations, national recognitions and competitive rankings. The university is widely respected for its faculty’s dedication to student success through experiential learning and collaborative research across its two culturally diverse campuses. The College of Engineering and Sciences serves over 1,600 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students across a wide range of academic programs. The college includes departments in Biological Sciences; Chemistry and Physics; Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science; and a School of Engineering with departments in Mechanical and Civil Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. The college also contains distinguished and award-winning research centers, which include: Center for Innovations through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS), Energy Efficiency and Reliability Center, and Water Institute. The College continues the Purdue tradition of excellence with a variety of opportunities for its students, by offering 7 master’s degrees, 11 baccalaureate degrees, and 1 certificate program.

Education and Experience
A PhD in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field is REQUIRED. Although not required, candidates with prior experience in industry and/or university teaching are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information
Review of applications will begin on June 10, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position begins August 12, 2019 and a job offer will be contingent on a successful background check. A complete application will include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and contact information of 3-5 professional references. Applications MUST be submitted online at

For information regarding our excellent benefits package, please visit:

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check along with a motor vehicle records check if applicable.

FLSA Status

  • Purdue University Northwest 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 encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Li-Zhe Tan
    ECE Department
    Purdue University Northwest
    Potter 321
    2200 169th Street
    Hammond, IN 46323
  • 2199893106


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