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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of South Alabama
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Positions
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of South Alabama invites applications for Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor position(s) beginning the 2014-2015 academic year (start date: August 15, 2014). Candidates must earn a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or in a closely related area by the time of appointment. Faculty responsibilities include effective classroom teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, developing curricula and laboratories, supervising graduate students’ research, publishing refereed journal articles, and developing and maintaining an externally funded research program.
The ECE student body consists of about 400 undergraduate and graduate students. The ECE faculty strives to provide the highest quality educational experience to our students. Recently, we revamped our undergraduate and graduate curricula, and upgraded our instructional laboratories with state-of-the-art laboratory equipment. The ECE Department just moved to a brand new facility, Shelby Hall, with state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories.
The ECE faculty is pursuing an aggressive funded research program. Recent sponsors of ECE research projects include the National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Energy and British Petroleum.
Preference will be given to candidates in the general area of Electrical and Computer Engineering with specialization in communications, control and, signal and image processing. Candidates with outstanding credentials in other areas of specialization will also be considered. Candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for the newly created Warren Nicholson Endowed Chair in Computer Engineering.
Interested candidates should submit a letter stating their areas of specialization, current curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references, and official transcripts of their BS, MS and Ph.D. degrees to:
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of South Alabama
150 Jaguar Dr, SHEC 4122
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
Located in the beautiful historic city of Mobile, the university is a public Doctoral Research-Intensive institution enrolling over 15,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. For more information on the university, visit the website at Mobile, a cultural, economic and recreational center on the northern Gulf of Mexico, has a population of 400,000; while that of the larger metropolitan area totals over 500,000.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Women and minorities under-represented in the engineering profession are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the USA. The University of South Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer.
Electronic submissions of applications are strongly encouraged and should be emailed to
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