Electrical Engineering Tenure Track Assistant Professor

  • U.S. Naval Academy, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
  • Annapolis, MD, USA
  • Sep 03, 2020
Full time   Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the United States Naval Academy (USNA) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment starting as early as Fall 2021 at the rank of Assistant Professor in all fields of electrical engineering.

The ECE department has recently relocated to a brand new building, Hopper Hall. The building, named after Grace Hopper, a pioneering computer scientist and U.S. Navy rear admiral, houses state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, including an anechoic chamber and a cleanroom. USNA is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Successful candidates will have expertise in a conventional electrical engineering field, such as communications, control systems, electronic materials & devices, photonics & optics, power & energy, RF & microwave, and signal processing & data science, or in interdisciplinary fields, such as quantum engineering, electronic warfare, machine learning, and advanced manufacturing technologies. They will develop a robust research program and mentor students. They will teach existing electrical engineering undergraduate courses, as well as develop new courses in line with their professional research. They will have a commitment to institutional service.

This is a 10-month federal excepted service position with a three year initial academic appointment.  Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Applied Physics, or other related disciplines is required (anticipated completion of Ph.D. requirements no later than June 2021 is acceptable).

Successful candidates must have established or exhibit potential to establish a sustained research program and must be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.

Application Details

Interested candidates should send a single PDF file including: (1) a detailed curriculum vitae or resume, (2) a teaching statement, (3) a research statement, (4) a cover letter describing their goals and why they are applying to this position, and (5) full contact information for four professional references to ece2021-group@usna.edu.

Candidates are also encouraged to include a short statement on their experience teaching or mentoring individuals from groups underrepresented in higher education.

For more information about this position and how to apply please visit the USNA position announcement at:

Please note: Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. 



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