Job Description Summary
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the broad area of control systems beginning with the Fall 2023 semester. The individual selected for this position will be expected to secure research funding, collaborate with faculty on interdisciplinary research projects, and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in the control systems area.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering or a closely related field with research interests in control systems at the time employment begins. Excellent communication skills required. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.
We particularly seek candidates who are eligible to participate in research activities involving controlled unclassified information and ITAR/EAR restrictions and possess or be able to obtain a security clearance.
In addition, the candidate should demonstrate the potential to 1) excel as a teacher in both undergraduate and graduate courses, 2) secure funding to support a research program, 3) mentor graduate students, and 4) publish research results in the appropriate scholarly outlets.
Special Instructions to Applicants
The position is available beginning August 16, 2023, and applications will be evaluated beginning on December 1, 2022. The search will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. Submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae/resume, statement of teaching interests, statement of research interests including a proposed research plan, and the names of three references with contact information.