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Assistant/Associate Professor Computer/Electrical Engineering - Tenure Track

School of Engineering

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
Job Type:
Employee, Contract
Job Status:
Full Time
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Job Details

The School of Engineering within Grand Valley State University’s Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing invites applications for a tenure-track Faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. This position is within the Electrical or Computer engineering program and involves teaching in support of our BSE and MSE programs at all levels from first-year through Master’s courses, curriculum and course development, professional service, and professional development activities including scholarship. Of particular interest is teaching and industrial experience as well as experience related to recruiting and supervising industrial grade projects. This position will support the continued growth of GVSU’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Programs.


The Electrical and Computer Engineering Programs offer ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) degrees as well as a Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) degree. The BSE program includes mandatory co-operative education and an extensive experiential learning component. The MSE program emphasizes professional practice as well as applied research. Partly sponsored by local industry, our programs yield industry prepared or graduate school-ready engineering graduates in support of diversified regional industries and research institutions.


Applicants must have a doctorate degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a closely related field, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and must be committed to the highest quality of laboratory and project-based teaching along with scholarly and professional development.


Preference will be given to applicants with teaching and industrial experience, along with experience related to recruiting and managing industrial grade projects. Applicants with an ability to participate in and capitalize upon existing collaborations with our West Michigan industrial partners and with a history of external funding. Applicants with experience in embedded systems design, micro-controllers, firmware development, and PCB design or additional experience in bioinstrumentation and biopotentials.


The salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications accepted online only at Please include a cover letter, resume, teaching statement, and at least three references with name, address, telephone, and e-mail address. The online application will allow you to attach these and other relevant supporting documents electronically. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at (616) 331-2215. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at


GVSU is an EOE which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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