Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering - Electrical/Computer and Biomedical

  • Roger Williams University
  • Bristol, RI
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

Company Description:

Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving University College based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.

Job Description:

The Engineering Program at Roger Williams University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering, with a focus on Electrical/Computer and Biomedical Engineering for the 2021/2022 academic year.  Successful candidates will teach four multidisciplinary undergraduate course sections in Fall 2021, and three in Spring 2022 in electrical/computer and biomedical engineering, to include circuit theory, digital systems design and laboratory, microprocessors, VLSI, and computer applications.  In addition to teaching, the successful applicant will advise students, serve on committees, as well as fulfill other faculty responsibilities.  Winter and or Summer teaching if available would be for additional compensation.  Appointment would commence August 15, 2021

Requirements:

Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering, or closely related discipline or a master's degree with extensive industry experience.  Prior teaching experience is preferred.

At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Additional Information:

Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law. For information on our Non-discrimination policy, visit here.

RWU prohibits all forms of discrimination on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Complaints of Title IX sexual harassment should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at the contact information listed below. Details regarding the formal complaint process can be found here: Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. All complaints of sexual harassment will be taken seriously and responded to promptly. TITLE IX COORDINATOR: Dr. Jen Stanley, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 / Phone Number: (401) 254-3123 /Email Address: jstanley@rwu.edu

Salaries for new hires at Roger Williams University usually fall between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range.

Application Instructions:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references. In your cover letter/letter of interest, in addition to listing how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position, please include information about how you would be able to contribute to RWU's diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.

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