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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position

The University of Scranton

Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510
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  • Control Systems
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  • Signal Processing
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The University of Scranton

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in

Electrical/Computer Engineering


The Department of Physics & Electrical Engineering at The University of Scranton invites applications for a tenure track full-time position to begin in August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate lecture/labs (9-12 credits per semester), advising students, contributing to curriculum development and program assessment, and providing service to the university.

Applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: control systems, signal processing, wireless communications, digital hardware and embedded systems, computing security/cyber-security, and power electronics. A PhD in electrical and/or computer engineering is required. Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level will be considered. Practical, hands-on engineering experience or industrial experience is preferred. Applicants should demonstrate (along with research interests):

(1) A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching

(2) An ability to teach a variety of undergraduate electrical and computer engineering lecture & lab courses

(3) Hands-on experience in electrical and computer engineering, and

(4) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Those interested should apply online at, complete the application and attach the following electronically (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) brief description of approach to and experience in teaching at the undergraduate level (1 page), (4) brief explanation of areas of expertise and hands-on experiences (1 page), and (5) names and contact information of three professional references who will submit a letter of reference.  

For full consideration, please submit all application materials by December 1, 2017. Applications received after this date may be considered if needed. Official transcripts may be requested after application.


For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee,

Dr. Argyrios Varonides, at  


The University of Scranton is a broadly regional institution of 6,000 total undergraduate and graduate students located in northeastern Pennsylvania near the Pocono Mountains. Recognized nationally for the quality of its education, Scranton is one of 28 Jesuit Colleges and Universities in the United States. It is committed to providing liberal arts education and strong professional and pre-professional programs in the context of Ignatian educational principles. The successful candidate will have an understanding of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit education. A full statement of our mission may be found at University of Scranton offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of faculty and their families.

The University of Scranton is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory employment and educational environment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment. The University of Scranton is an EOE Employer/Educator.  Veterans, minority persons, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.