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Professor (All Ranks) Position in Electrical Energy

Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona 85287
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  • Power Engineering
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The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE) seeks applicants for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in Electrical Energy with a focus on theory, design and experimental implementation.  Areas of interest include smart grid, photovoltaics, power systems, renewable energy, power electronics, microgrids and energy systems.  The originality and potential impact of each candidate’s work are higher priorities than the specific area of research.

We seek applicants who will contribute to our programs and will leverage investments by the University in promoting interdisciplinary teaching and research.  These investments include centers and institutes including the Connection One Research Center (, ASU Lightworks (, ASU Nanofab(, the SenSIP Center (, the QESST Engineering Research Center (, the Global Security Institute (, and the Biodesign Institute ( along with academic programs across the University.  The current openings are intended to broaden our expertise and expand collaborations.

Faculty members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and undertake service activities.  ASU strongly encourages transdisciplinary collaboration and use-inspired, socially-relevant research.

Appointments will be at the assistant, associate or full professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning on or after August 16, 2018. Although the tenure home may be in any of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE) is currently the most involved in the interest areas of this search. Successful candidates will be encouraged to expand expertise and collaborations in these areas.

Review of applications will begin on December 21st, 2017; if not filled, reviews will continue on the 1st and 15th of each month until the search is closed.  To apply, the candidates will be asked to submit the following through their Interfolio Dossier: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and contact information for three references. 

Please go to: to apply for this position.

For more information or questions about this position, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Stephen Goodnick at

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Required Qualifications:

  • Earned a Ph.D., or terminal degree, in Electrical Engineering or a closely related Engineering field. 
  • Demonstrated evidence of research capability
  • Demonstrated evidence of commitment to teaching excellence as appropriate to the candidate’s rank. 

Desired qualifications:

  • A record of acquiring external funding and publication in top-tier journals/conferences,
  • A commitment to participating on and leading transdisciplinary teams addressing problems of high societal impact.