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New Faculty Searches in Electrical Engineering 2020-21
Pennsylvania State University

Date Posted Oct. 30, 2020
Title New Faculty Searches in Electrical Engineering 2020-21
University Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA, United States
Department Electrical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

New Faculty Searches in Electrical Engineering 2020-21

The Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, although appointment to Full Professor may be considered for candidates with a demonstrated excellent track record in scholarship and education, recognition from the research community, and the promise of continued distinction. Exceptional candidates for multiple positions covering a broad range of research areas in electrical engineering will be considered, including those bridging theory and emerging systems in communications, data processing, and artificial intelligence; control systems, signal processing, machine learning and all of its applications. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and sustain an outstanding research program and to be effective, inspiring teachers at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Candidates must have a doctorate in electrical engineering, or a related discipline completed before the start date of the position. The EE Department has 40 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, with annual research expenditures of over $16 million. The undergraduate (juniors and seniors) and graduate programs enroll over 550 and 240 students, respectively. The Department is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, and leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. In welcoming every candidate, we strive to meet the needs of professional families by actively assisting with partner-placement needs.

Information about the Department can be found at Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit the following: curriculum vita, statement of research, statement of teaching, and the names and addresses of four references. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Alyshia Dann at or 814-863-4255.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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