Faculty of Engineering Practice - Computer Engineering related to software

  • Purdue University, Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • West Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Oct 06, 2023
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description




The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Purdue University invites applications for a non-tenure track Faculty of Engineering Practice position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in any area of Computer Engineering related to software, including (but not limited to) software engineering, programming languages, secure and dependable software, software for mobile devices, software for distributed and networked systems, software for embedded systems, software system support for machine learning, and computing education.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or M.S. degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline by the employment start date, combined with at least 5 years of industry/open-source software experience. The successful candidate will be teaching and actively involved in the undergraduate curriculum, including traditional instruction (lecture courses, lab courses), management of large teams of teaching assistants, development of course contents, participation in the course and curriculum development, interaction with students and student teams, and delivery of online courses. Candidates should also integrate their professional practice with the Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s research, education, and/or engagement/outreach programs. The successful candidate will also perform service at the School, College, and University levels.

The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is the largest academic unit at Purdue University and one of the largest in the nation with more than 120 faculty members (6 NAE members, more than 40 Fellows in multiple societies,) 2,000 undergraduate students (sophomores-seniors) and 1,300 graduate students. ECE is home to the NSF Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NSF NCN, nanoHUB), the SRC/DARPA Center for Brain Inspired Computing Enabling (C-BRIC), and the Center for Innovation in Control, Optimization, and Networks (ICON). ECE faculty lead the Birck Nanotechnology Center and various research areas under two NSF Engineering Research Centers (ERCs). ECE’s curriculum provides broad-based programs in electrical and computer engineering, including a concentration in software engineering. ECE’s undergraduate programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering are ranked 8th and 7th, respectively. Its graduate programs are ranked 8th and 10th, respectively. And its online MS in ECE is ranked 1st in the nation.

The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. In particular, Purdue Engineering is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as 8th for undergraduate programs, 2nd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs (2nd among public universities), and 5th among universities in the world for utility patents (USPTO). The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or M.S. degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline by the employment start date, combined with at least 5 years of industry/open-source software experience.

Application Details (to apply use the Apply Now button below.)

To apply, please submit application to this site https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/28419/ including (1) cover letter (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) teaching plan, (4) research/engagement/outreach plan, and (5) names and contact information for at least 3 references, and, if applicable (6) verifiable teaching evaluations from prior teaching experiences. The search committee may contact references to request letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

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