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Assistant Professor of Engineering


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Penn State York invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology, Tenure-track; 36 weeks, starting August 2023 or earlier, as negotiated.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate courses that support ABET-accredited programs in electrical engineering technology (two-year EET) and in electro-mechanical engineering technology (four-year EMET). The successful applicant is expected to participate in the course, curriculum, and program development; advise students; provide career guidance; participate in campus, University, and community service activities; and engage in activities to stay current in one’s discipline. Develop and research enterprise and publish in scholarly journals. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage stage. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will hold a Ph.D. with three-four years of experience the in industry. The candidate should be capable of teaching a second-year electrical engineering course that requires solving second-order electronic circuits using differential equations. In addition, the successful candidate will teach lower- and upper-division courses in their specialty that support the EET and EMET majors and/or fulfill the University’s General Education requirements.

CAMPUS INFORMATION: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, the professions.

Penn State York is one of more than twenty Penn State campuses statewide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 800 students; about 10% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as twelve baccalaureate degrees and five associate degrees which may be completed on our campus. Penn State York is located in southcentral Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from Washington, DC, or Philadelphia.

The campus rests on 51 acres, overlooking the historic city of York. Students and faculty at Penn State York have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting and have many opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members.

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to:

Dr. Robert Farrell, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State York.

E-mail: Telephone: 717-771-4051.

Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included.

Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references.

CLOSING DATE: Application review begins September 26, 2022, and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

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