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Chief Scientist and Executive Professor

Prairie View A And M University

Prairie View, Texas 77446
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Chief Scientist and Executive Professor (Smart Grid)

Electrical Engineering


Prairie View A & M University and the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering invite applicants to apply for the Chief Scientist and Executive Professor position in the Department of Electrical Engineering. Primary duties include, but are not limited to; providing long-term planning, scheduling and development for the new research initiative (CRI); conducting high-quality research and obtaining external competitive grant funding to sustain the research program in Smart Microgrid technology; teaching undergraduate & graduate level courses; engaging in service related activities; researching managing; seeking external research funding; conducting innovation research; expanding the research base of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; directing and strengthen the Smart Grid CRI Research Center; mentoring graduate students in their research work; teaching undergrad and undergraduate level courses; revising and/ or develop new courses; supporting and promoting the educational mission of the college and university; providing academic leadership; recruiting graduate students for the project; recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty.


Join a team where our tradition of fostering talent creates your opportunity for growth. For almost 140 years, Prairie View A&M University has had a reputation for producing productive people where our high caliber, talented workforce has always been committed to excellence in teaching, research and service.


Prairie View A&M University, a member of the Texas A&M University System, is a public and grant university located 45 miles northwest of downtown Houston, Texas, the nation's fourth largest city. It has an enrollment of more than 8,000 students and offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines. Travelling to campus is a convenient 20 – 30 minute commute with minimal traffic from the Houston's growing Northwest Corridor.


Qualifications: Qualified applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Fifteen (15) years working experience in an applicable field of research/study.


Application Procedure: The job will remain open until filled. Interested applications are required to submit a complete online application to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recommendation list of three references with contact information, a statement of research philosophy, a statement of teaching philosophy and a copy of an official transcript for the doctoral degree earned. To review this job announcement in its entirety and to apply online, please visit us at For assistance with the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 936-261-1730 or .


Prairie View A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Veteran/Disability Employer



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