Electrical and Computer Engineering

This position is part of the Drexel Engineering Faculty Cluster Hiring initiative.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Drexel University seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The College of Engineering is undergoing a faculty cluster hire as part of its strategic plan in the areas of renewable energy and power; health, wellness, and medicine; smart, integrated cities; and resource stewardship and sustainability. Primary consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in robotics and automation in the context of smart, integrated cities, although excellent ECE candidates in other interdisciplinary and cross-cutting areas related to the above themes are also encouraged to apply.

We seek candidates who can establish a dynamic ECE research program along with the potential to collaborate on current programs within the department, such as machine learning, biomedical imaging, medical robotics, and the Internet of Things. Candidates must have a PhD degree in a related field by the September 1, 2022 start date, with outstanding academic and/or industrial credentials. Exceptional candidates without or with limited postdoctoral experience will also be considered. Full applications should include a curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of teaching experience and interests, a two-page research proposal, and a list of at least three references. The ECE department also requests a diversity statement from faculty candidates which discusses the candidate's past experiences, present efforts, and/or future aspirations to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in all aspects of their academic careers. Please consult the Office of Equality and Diversity for Drexel University’s position on equality and diversity. All required documents must be submitted as a single PDF file. 

ECE is recognized for educating outstanding engineers, world-class research, and service to the profession. Learn more about the ECE department. The College of Engineering strives to create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. The college values inclusion as a core strength and an essential mission of our founder, AJ Drexel’s mission of preparing each new generation of students for productive, professional, and civic lives, while also focusing our collective expertise on solving society’s greatest problems. Drexel University is located in the heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – a vibrant and diverse city with easy access to other major northeast metropolitan cities.

The initial review of candidates has begun as of November 8, 2021, but candidates applying after this deadline may receive consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Eligibility to work in the United States at the time of appointment is required. Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups.

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