Wilkes University
  • 31-May-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Mechanical & Electrical Engineering
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement with employer match, Employer paid life and disability insurance, Tuition benefits for employees, spouses and their dependents, and more

Wilkes University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Electrical Engineering with a specialty in Microfabrication at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering is housed within the College of Business and Engineering and offers undergraduate programs in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management. In addition, it offers M.S. degree programs in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Management, and Bioengineering. Current members of the faculty in the department pursue a broad research agenda that spans areas including RF and antenna design, applied electromagnetics, bioengineering, embedded systems, biomechatronics, nanomaterials and nanotechnology, combustion, smart materials and additive manufacturing.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or affiliated field. Experience in industry and/or in a research laboratory is preferred. Applicants should be proficient in English with excellent oral and written communication skills, show promise for research and commitment to both undergraduate and graduate instruction in Electrical Engineering. The Department seeks candidates with interdisciplinary expertise with a demonstrated record in research and teaching or collaborative experience across other engineering and scientific fields.

This position is specifically targeting a new faculty member with expertise in microfabrication and/or semiconductor device design. Cross-disciplinary research with one of the aforementioned categories and with the other research programs within the department is desirable. Familiarity with practical applications and an ability to work with industrial partners are important. Candidates should possess the ability to teach basic circuit courses as well as upper-level specialty courses.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds. Wilkes University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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