Electrical Engineering Assistant or Associate Professor

Electrical Engineering Assistant or Associate Professor

  • 526070
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Faculty Full-time
  • UNAC Grade 30
  • UAF College of Engineering & Mines

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the University of Alaska Fairbanks invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate level with specialization in electric power and energy systems, including but not limited to renewable and alternative energy systems, energy storage and battery systems, power electronics, power system protection and control, microgrids, and their integration at all power levels from remote isolated microgrids to bulk power systems.

As an ECE faculty, you will engage with traditional and non-traditional students, supporting their educational growth, leading to their graduation and productive future careers. You will teach both standard courses and specialty courses at the undergraduate and graduate level with the opportunity to develop new courses related to your research area. With support from the college and your colleagues, you will develop new self-directed externally funded research projects, engaging students and forming collaborations with the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (https://www.uaf.edu/acep/), the Institute of Northern Engineering (https://ine.uaf.edu/), and/or other faculty at UAF.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is a small but vibrant community of faculty and students in the College of Engineering and Mines at UAF. They perform an eclectic mix of research from remote power and renewable energy systems, to embedded systems, satellite communications, RF and optical remote sensing, and unmanned aeronautical systems.

To thrive in this role, you must enjoy interacting with a diverse student body, be self-directed and have excellent time management skills.

Applicant Instructions:

Please submit CV/Resume

Teaching Statement (3 page limit)

Research Statement (3 page limit)

List of 5 professional references with contact information to include email and phone number

Minimum Qualifications:

BS degree in electrical engineering
MS degree in electrical engineering with applications in electric power engineering
PhD in electrical engineering, electric power engineering, renewable energy engineering, or a closely related field.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Troth Yeddha' campus in Fairbanks Alaska. This is a full-time, exempt 9- month position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. Salary is negotiable based on education and experience.

Applications will be accepted for review on January 20, 2024, to ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on  January 19, 2024.

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC). http://www.unitedacademics.net/

 


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Kenna Metivier, Signers' Business Office, Assistant HR Manager at kjmetivier@alaska.edu or 907-474-1847.

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