Electrical Engineering Assistant Professor

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:College of Engineering & Mines
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science, Other

Position Summary:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (http://cem.uaf.edu/ece.aspx) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor starting August 2018. The position requires a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, obtaining funded research, publishing in peer-reviewed publications, and performing public service. Candidates must have a BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering and a PhD degree or all but dissertation in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. Preference will be given to focus areas of power or computing that can develop externally funded research programs. The department offers an ABET-accredited BS, MS, and engineering PhD degree with an electrical engineering concentration. UAF (www.uaf.edu) is the major research campus in the University of Alaska system and hosts several research institutes. Fairbanks, a modern community with approximately 100,000 residents, is located in interior Alaska between the Alaska and Brooks mountain ranges and noted for the scope of unique outdoor activities. We seek candidates who will strengthen our degree programs and appreciate the unique geography and climate of interior Alaska. Required documentation includes: A cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references with contact information, and statement of teaching and research interests. Interested candidates must apply online at http://www.alaska.edu/jobs/ by submitting all the required documents. Please direct questions regarding this recruitment to Dr. Richard Wies, Search Committee Chair (rwwiesjr@alaska.edu) The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Review of applications will begin January 20, 2018.

Duties:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (http://cem.uaf.edu/ece.aspx) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor starting August 2018. The position requires a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, obtaining funded research, publishing in peer-reviewed publications, and performing public service. Candidates must have a BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering and a PhD degree or all but dissertation in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. Preference will be given to focus areas of power or computing that can develop externally funded research programs.

The department offers an ABET-accredited BS, MS, and engineering PhD degrees with an electrical engineering concentration. UAF (www.uaf.edu) is the major research campus in the University of Alaska system and hosts several research institutes. Fairbanks, a modern community with approximately 100,000 residents, is located in interior Alaska between the Alaska and Brooks mountain ranges and noted for the scope of unique outdoor activities. We seek candidates who will strengthen our degree programs and appreciate the unique geography and climate of interior Alaska.

Required documentation includes: A cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references with contact information, and statement of teaching and research interests. Interested candidates must apply online at http://www.alaska.edu/jobs/ by submitting all the required documents. Please direct questions regarding this recruitment to Dr. Richard Wies, Search Committee Chair (rwwiesjr@alaska.edu)

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Review of applications will begin January 20, 2018.

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
This position is part of the United Academics union (UNAC) and is subject to union dues as a condition of employment in a collective bargaining unit.

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:
UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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