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Full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty position in Electrical Engineering

Washington State University

Washington Pullman
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Washington State University

Endowed Chair Position, Power Engineering


The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Washington State University (WSU), Pullman, WA, invites applications for the Edmund O. Schweitzer III Chair in Power Apparatus and Systems, a full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty position in Electrical Engineering, with core research and teaching emphases in the fundamentals of power engineering or related fields. Applicants at the assistant, associate, or full professor level will be considered.


This Endowed Chair position is made possible through the generous contributions from Dr. Ed and Mrs. Beatriz Schweitzer and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. Funds from the Endowment will be available to the Chair. The new faculty member will join a strong group of thirteen faculty in the area of power engineering, which is a signature area of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture at WSU.  There are over 100 upper division EE students in the power track and over 60 graduate students specializing in power. A long-term strength of the School, the faculty in this area contribute to activities in research, teaching and outreach within the Energy Systems Innovation Center (ESIC)  


WSU is one of the nation’s top 70 public research universities according to U.S. News and World Report. WSU is among 108 public and private universities in North America recognized with the “very high research activity” categorization, and among 240 national universities and colleges that earned the “community engagement” classification from the Carnegie Foundation. To apply and for more information, visit Application review will begin on May 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.