The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Utah State University is seeking applications for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level in electrical or computer engineering. Candidates must have expertise in, but not restricted to, one or more of the following three areas: 1) Space based electro-optical or RF sensors systems, 2) Space weather sensor systems, or 3) Spacecraft systems engineering (small satellites, spacecraft instrumentation, space mission design).
This is an academic year (9 month) funded position. The anticipated start date is August 15, 2023.
Successful candidates will be expected to:
Along with the online application, please attach:
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Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.
The ECE Department has current enrollments of approximately 300 undergraduate and 75 Masters and PhD graduate students. The department offers MS degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Space Systems Engineering, and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering. The department currently has 15 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and 2 professors of practice, with research expenditures of about $9.5M annually. USU is located in a spectacular Rocky Mountain valley that offers year-round recreation and is 80 miles north of Salt Lake City.
Formal evaluation of the applications will begin on November 15, 2022 and the search will continue until the position is filled.
Further inquiries should be made to:
Search Committee Chair
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