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Assistant/Associate Professor - Padnos College of Engineering and Computing - Electrical/Computer Engineering

Apply now Job no: 492799
Work type: FAC - Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: Padnos College of Engineering & Computing

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Applicants must have a doctorate degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a closely related field.
  • Applicants must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Applicants must be committed to the highest quality of laboratory and project-based teaching along with scholarly and professional development.

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

Preference will be given to:

  • Applicants with teaching and industrial experience, along with experience related to recruiting and managing industrial grade projects.
  • Applicants with an ability to participate in and capitalize upon existing collaborations with our West Michigan industrial partners and with a history of external funding.
  • Applicants with experience in Embedded Systems such as embedded system design, micro-controllers, firmware development, and PCB design.
  • Applicants with additional experience in bioinstrumentation and biopotentials.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

This position involves teaching in our undergraduate and graduate engineering programs, service to the unit, college, university, and community, and professional development (including scholarship). Curriculum and course development is also expected. This applicant will support our co-op-education and project-based curriculum as well as industrial collaborations.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Department/Division:  Padnos College of Engineering and Computing, School of Engineering

Campus: Pew Campus

Application Deadline Date:  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

How To Apply: Applications accepted online only at . Please include a cover letter, resume, teaching statement, and at least three references with name, address, telephone, and e-mail address.  The online application will allow you to attach these and other relevant supporting documents electronically. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.


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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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