Western Washington University (WWU) invites applications from candidates for the full-time, tenure-track PACCAR Professor of Electrical Engineering (EE) position with a start date of September 16, 2019. While expecting to hire at the Assistant Professor level, candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered at the Associate Professor or Professor rank.
The PACCAR Professor of Electrical Engineering will be an important part of the growth of the EE program by providing leadership in the development of curriculum related to advanced vehicle systems and to facilitate expanded research and development partnerships with PACCAR. We seek an individual with teaching and research interests in fields applicable to automated vehicles, connected vehicles, or vehicle electrification, such as:
The position entails developing and teaching lab-based EE courses, advising, research, community engagement and service to support the program, the Department, and the University.
The position requires a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship that supports the Department's Mission. Teaching responsibilities will include core courses in EE, service courses for engineering, as well as advanced courses in the candidate's area of specialization. Scholarship responsibilities will include developing and maintaining a relevant program of scholarship that involves undergraduate researchers and partnerships with PACCAR. It is expected that the person fulfills working, teaching, and mentoring responsibilities in ways that provide equitable and inclusive environments for all students, faculty, and staff.
Additional responsibilities include assisting with curriculum development and accreditation activities, maintaining currency in electrical engineering practice, student advising and recruitment, developing internship and interdisciplinary opportunities, professional interactions with colleagues and industry, and student club and professional development activities.
Application Instructions and Requested Documents:
Applications must include:
Do not send letters of recommendation; they will be requested only for semi-finalists.
Review of applications will start February 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Incomplete or incorrectly submitted applications will not be considered.
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