Tenure Track Assistant Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Detroit Mercy
August 29, 2018
Detroit , Michigan
Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP)
Faculty 4-Year College/University
Engineering and Technology: Electrical
The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Detroit Mercy College of Engineering and Science invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Electrical and Computer Engineering starting December 2018 or August 2019.
The successful candidate will be an effective and enthusiastic teacher-scholar, mentor, and advisor, with a commitment to supporting a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students. Skill in hands-on design projects and laboratory work is a requirement. Candidates will be expected to develop innovative teaching strategies and curriculum for undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories, develop a research program involving the supervision of undergraduate, masters and doctoral students, and write grants and publish in refereed journals and conferences.
The department offers two ABET accredited undergraduate Electrical Engineering programs: a traditional EE program, and a program providing a focus in Robotics and Mechatronic Systems, as well as Computer Science. Department degrees are offered at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral level. The small classes, excellent facilities, and close collegial relationships make teaching at Detroit Mercy exciting and rewarding. The College’s faculty forms a vibrant community of teaching scholars with a strong focus on professional and academic mentorship of students. Interdisciplinary collaboration is encouraged and supported through dedicated facilities such as the Department’s Advanced Mobility Laboratory and the College’s newly dedicated Center for Automotive Systems Engineering Education. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Detroit Mercy in the top tier of Midwest Regional Universities for the past 17 years, and the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings for 2018 place Detroit Mercy at 5th in Michigan and 188 Nationwide.
Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Jesuit-Mercy Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Society of Jesus and the Religious Sisters of Mercy. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's mission, diversity and excellence of its academic community. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a culturally diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all races and backgrounds.
Candidates should apply by completing an application and upload materials at https://udmercy.peopleadmin.com/. Materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, and statement of teaching philosophy, and should arrange to have three letters of reference sent.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
An earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field is required.
About University of Detroit Mercy
Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The University seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University’s mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.
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