Assistant Professor

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Position summary: 

Washington State University Vancouver invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning August 16, 2016.  Candidates are sought with expertise in power systems engineering including, but not limited to, one or more of the following:  power generation, transmission, distribution, power electronics, or smart grids.  

Duties include: (1) teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels including the topics of power systems engineering; (2) participation and documentation of distinguished scholarly activities including research, innovative teaching and laboratory development; (3) securing external funding for research programs; and (4) service to the department and university through committee work, recruitment, and interaction with industry.

Minimum requirements: 

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering by the employment start date and demonstrated ability to (1) develop a funded research program, (2) establish industrial collaborations, (3) teach undergraduate/graduate courses, and (4) contribute to our campus diversity goals (e.g. incorporate issues of diversity into mentoring, curriculum, service or research). 

Preferred qualifications: 

(1) already have published promising scholarly work in the field and (2) relevant industrial background.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience
To apply: 

Please visit and on the upper left corner you will find “Search Postings”. Once you click that please select “Vancouver” for work location and search.

Applications must include: (1) cover letter with a clear description of experience relevant to each of the required and preferred qualifications; (2) vita including a list of at least three references, and (3) A statement (two page total) of how candidate’s research will expand/complement the current research in ENCS and a list of the existing ENCS courses the candidate can teach and any new courses the candidate proposes to develop.  Application deadline is November 29, 2015.

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