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Collegiate Asst or Assoc Professor AY

Virginia Tech
Arlington, VA Full-time
Posted on October 15, 2019

Job Description

The Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Virginia Tech seeks applications for a full-time, academic year, non-tenure-track Collegiate Faculty who will be a member of the ECE Masters of Engineering (MEng) degree program. This position will be based in Northern Virginia.

This Collegiate Faculty position (non-tenure, renewable) will be at the rank of assistant or associate professor. Collegiate Faculty mentor students, teach courses, support undergraduate or graduate research, and contribute to the overall development and assessment of academic programs. Collegiate Faculty are expected to participate in department, college and university service, committee work, to pursue a program of personal, funded research, including research into aspects of teaching and learning, and other duties as assigned. Applicants with expertise in the areas of Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Power Engineering, and/or Robotics & Autonomy area of particular interest. 

The successful candidate will be a member of a group of faculty responsible for teaching and advising students enrolled in the MEng program. Interaction with industry, national laboratories and/or government agencies is also required

Duties and responsibilities include:

Teaching and Mentorship (70% time)
- Teach graduate courses in the ECE MEng program.
- Assist in the coordination and scheduling of course offerings for the MEng program.
- Support curriculum development at the graduate level.
- Mentor students towards completion of their MEng design project.
- Coordinate the advisement of MEng students towards the timely completion of their degree.

Research (20% time)
- Maintain a program of personal, funded research in an area related to electrical and computer engineering.
- Undertake research related to MEng design projects.

Departmental, College and University Service (10% time)
- Participate in departmental, college and university service, committee work, and perform other administrative duties.

Required Qualifications

- A PhD degree in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or a closely related field and previous teaching experience at the graduate level in ECE or a related field.
- A strong record of academic accomplishments and a proven ability to work collaboratively
- Experience with and commitment to interdisciplinary research and instruction and a willingness to cross disciplinary boundaries to address complex technical and societal challenges
- Effective communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

- Previous experience in one of the technical areas mentioned above. 
- Interest and experience in advising, mentoring, and working effectively with a diverse student population.
- Willingness and ability to work in a high-tech environment, such as online instruction and distance learning.
- Experience working in academia and collaborating with industry.
- Experience working with industry to facilitate student project funding.

 Salary Information

Salary is commensurate with experience.  

Review Date

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019.  For further information, please contact MengSearchChair@vt.edu.  

Additional Information

The Application Process:  Qualified applicants must submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and a list of at least three professional references with complete contact information.

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

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