Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

  • West Texas A&M University
  • Texas, USA
  • Sep 18, 2020
Full time

Job Description

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Agency
West Texas A&M University

Department
Engineering & Computer Science

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
Canyon, Texas

Job Type
Faculty

Job Description

The A&M System strives to maintain a competitive, high-quality benefit package to support the health and wellness needs of our diverse workforce. This includes comprehensive health and welfare insurance plans, additional health and lifestyle programs, and optional retirement savings opportunities. Eligible employees will have access to paid leave programs in addition to 13-15 paid holidays each year. For more information regarding the benefit package go to: West Texas A&M University: Human Resources Benefits

The School of Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics at West Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Electrical or Electromechanical Engineering. Areas of interest include: energy system analysis, control, stability, and protection; power system devices; energy storage; smart grid; integration, monitoring and protection of distributed renewable generation to the grid; system operation and control in restructured electricity industries; and wide area measurements and applications.

The candidate is expected to be a significant contributor to the continued growth of the new undergraduate program in electrical engineering as well as to develop ties with other centers and research groups through the development of a vigorously funded research program and a specialized undergraduate and graduate curriculum. This position is expected to contribute to the broader research and educational mission of the School of ECSM. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a nationally recognized funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and participate in school, college, and/or university service and outreach activities.

If you have any questions regarding the job posting, please contact Dr. Roy Issa at (806) 651-5261 or via email at rissa@wtamu.edu.

Responsibilities:
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses within the school.
  • Develop an independent, externally funded research program incorporating undergraduates and graduates.
  • Serve as an academic advisor to students in the major.
  • Assists administration in driving curriculum design & development.
  • Actively participates on college and/or university committees.
  • Active engagement in professional development activities.
  • Be involved in engineering/education outreach activities.
  • Willingness to assume other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
  • Earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering or a closely-related discipline. Candidates at junior level preferred even though candidates at senior level will also be considered.
  • Ability to teach a broad spectrum of courses within electromechanical engineering.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate engineering education.
  • High potential to develop an externally-funded scholarly research program.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD in electromechanical engineering.
  • An established record of research in power and energy systems is preferred. Areas of interest include: energy system analysis, control, stability, and protection; power system devices; energy storage; smart grid; integration, monitoring and protection of distributed renewable generation to the grid; system operation and control in restructured electricity industries; and wide area measurements and applications.


Applicant Instructions:

Applicants must provide the following materials in order to be considered for this position:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Research
  • Four references


Please attach all documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page before continuing through the application. Although the attachment box is labeled "CV/Resume," more than one document may be included. All revisions must be made prior to application submission. If you need assistance with downloading documents, please contact WTAMU Human Resources at hr@wtamu.edu .

Texas law requires all males age 18 through 25 to be properly registered with the Selective Service System.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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