Assistant Professor - Electrical Engineering & Renewable Energy
The Electrical Engineering & Renewable Energy (EERE) Department at the Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) in Klamath Falls, OR invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor position in Electrical Engineering starting September 2017. We are seeking a motivated colleague with the enthusiasm and ability to help us drive our degree programs forward. Applicants must have a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate instruction. Oregon Tech offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits including comprehensive healthcare, comprehensive healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition benefit.
Primary academic responsibilities will include developing and teaching courses in circuits, analog and/or digital electronics as well as elective electrical engineering classes in the specialty area of the candidate (such as Embedded Systems, Controls, Instrumentation/DAQ, IC Design/Layout, Motors/Generators or others). The successful candidate will be expected to teach both lecture and laboratory courses. Other responsibilities include advising students, directing student projects, and participating in continuous professional development, as well as other departmental and institutional service activities.
Oregon Tech’s mission is to provide high-quality undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on application of theory to practice. Oregon Tech has a strong track-record of quality education and graduate success, and has been consistently ranked as one of the top schools nationwide for engineering undergraduate education by the US News & World Report Oregon Tech, located in Klamath Falls, Oregon, is the only public polytechnic university in the Pacific Northwest. Situated in the Klamath Basin and overlooking the scenic Upper Klamath Lake, Oregon Tech’s campus is nestled in a small city surrounded by natural beauty and within easy driving distance of Crater Lake National Park, Lava Beds National Monument in Tulelake, California, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon.
- Ph.D. in electrical engineering or a related discipline; OR
- Master’s degree in electrical engineering with at least three years of relevant industry experience.
- Applicants with Professional Engineering licensure and/or relevant academic or industry experience are preferred.
- Demonstrated track record or evidence of potential as an effective engineering instructor is desirable.
- Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
- Candidates will be required to deliver a sample lecture as part of the interview process.
How to Apply
Initial review of applications will begin on April 24, 2017. Therefore, at the discretion of Oregon Tech, materials received after April 24, 2017 may not receive full consideration. To apply, please submit (1) a one-page cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching statement, and (4) contact information for at least three professional references.
Please send application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to reference job #17-66022 in the subject line of the email. Application materials also may be mailed to Oregon Tech Office of Human Resources, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200.