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Electrical and/or Computer Engineering (Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor)

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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Electrical and/or Computer Engineering (Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor)
College/Unit College of Science and Engineering
Home Department School of Engineering and Technology
Employee Group Tenure-Track Faculty - Academic Year
Employment Status Full-Time
Position Type 9 month (Academic Year)
Position Classification Tenure Track Faculty
Position Begin Date 08/20/2018
Position End Date
Position Summary

The School of Engineering & Technology at Central Michigan University (CMU) seeks one or more experienced and dynamic individuals for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position/s in electrical and/or computer engineering beginning fall semester, 2018.

Required Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in electrical and/or computer engineering, or other closely related engineering field; ABD candidates will be considered if degree completion is assured before duties commence.
2. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communications skills.
3. Demonstrated strong commitment to and potential for research that attracts external funding and leads to publications in peer-reviewed journals.
4. Demonstrated ability to develop and teach courses and laboratories in electrical and/or computer engineering.
5. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Ph.D. with academic experience in electrical and/or computer engineering.
2. Previous teaching experience at the university level.
3. Significant industrial experience.

Message to Applicants

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About the Department

The School of Engineering and Technology currently offers three ABET-accredited programs in computer engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering. The School of Engineering and Technology presently has 26 full-time faculty members and also offers undergraduate majors in industrial, mechanical and product design engineering technology. The School also started an MS in engineering program in 2015. Courses are taught in an attractive 70,000 square foot engineering & technology building which houses more than twenty laboratories and support spaces. To learn more about the school, visit the school website.

Posting Begins 10/05/2017
Posting Ends
Open Until Filled No
Type of Recruitment External
About CMU

Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.

CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.

Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences.

The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfilling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.

Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling.

Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions. and restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.

EEO Statement

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight (see

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this vacancy? Please indicate the specific source by title (i.e., CMU website,, Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, The Chronicle, specific professional association, specific list serv, etc.):

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Terminal Degree received, from what institution and date received

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please list most recent grants won with you as PI or Co-PI

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * List most recent position and dates held

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * List your most recent teaching experience and dates

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * What industrial experiences have you had and when?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * What are your areas of interest?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. List of References
  4. Transcript Copies
Optional Documents