The Division of Engineering and Mathematics in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) invites applications for one, potentially two, tenure-track position(s) in Electrical Engineering (EE) at the rank of Assistant Professor(s). The successful candidate(s) will join our faculty on a full-time basis for a nine-month academic year appointment beginning September 16, 2019.
Faculty in this position will perform teaching, research and service, where a commitment to excellence in teaching is essential as well as a commitment to support and enhance learning for diverse populations. A focus of this position may include one or more of following: Embedded Design, RF/Microwave Engineering or design, and fabrication of MEMS devices. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical engineering as well as developing new courses; supervising and attending capstone projects and presentations; and supervising Master’s theses. Our faculty have a willingness to teach low-level core electrical engineering courses, including their labs, and have an active research program which is essential to their success in the division, the school and the university. Faculty are encouraged to establish working relationships with local high-tech companies and with the other UW campuses in Seattle and Tacoma. Service includes division, school, and university committee work, and participation in professional organizations both locally and nationally.
The UWB Electrical Engineering program is housed in the Division of Engineering and Mathematics (E&M) of the School of STEM. The program offers a BS in EE degree, an MSEE degree, a graduate certificate program in Foundation of EE, and a BS in Computer Engineering degree which is jointly run with the Division of Computing and Software Systems (CSS). The faculty of the program are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship while actively conducting research in a number of areas, including: Digital Communications, Embedded Systems, Organic Photovoltaics, Signal Processing, Power Systems and Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy. In the past few years, several members of the EE faculty have been successful in winning grants from NSF and other agencies. The program has well-equipped labs and facilities to conduct teaching and research, particularly the newly established microfabrication cleanroom facility along with its Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) provides the opportunity for excellent research in device fabrications. Other than the degrees offered by the EE program, the Division of E&M offers BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BS in Mathematics degrees.
Diversity is a core value of University of Washington Bothell. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our Diversity Statement http://www.uwb.edu/diversity.
The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. We offer a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and approximately half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands and a river north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond.
Ph.D in electrical engineering or related field, or foreign equivalent, by the date of hire
Demonstrated ability to teach a wide variety of electrical engineering courses including lower-level core courses
Demonstration of an active and growing research agenda through recent publications and/or grants
Demonstrated ability to establish a funded research program that is amenable to undergraduate and MSEE students
Demonstrated ability to mentor undergraduate students in research
Please submit the following application materials and provide names/contact information for three references who will be prepared to submit letters of recommendation upon request.
Cover letter addressing qualifications
Teaching philosophy statement and interests including any available evidence of teaching excellence.
Statement about a demonstrated commitment to diversity in research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service. Please include any experience in teaching or mentoring a diverse population of students.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt and the position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by December 1, 2018 will receive priority consideration.
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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.
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