Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, Arkansas 72801
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

About Arkansas Tech:

Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech is a state supported comprehensive institution, maintaining regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and classification as a Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) level III institution. It is the third-largest in the state with an enrollment close to 12,000 students. The Russellville campus, located in the scenic Arkansas River Valley between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, is just one hour from the capital city of Little Rock and boasts a charming blend of historic and modern architecture, including beautiful grounds and greenery.  Offering over 100 undergraduate degree programs and more than 25 graduate degree programs across seven academic colleges and two campuses, Arkansas Tech strives to provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community.  For more information about Arkansas Tech University and the surrounding community, please visit our website at to find our “Live Here” informational resources.

Position Summary:

This is a full-time 9-month tenure-track position in the Electrical Engineering Department. The individual is expected to demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills with students, peers, and administrators and must be willing to serve on departmental, college, and university committees; provide mentoring and supervision to undergraduate and graduate students; work with faculty and advisors in developing courses and curriculum; deliver classroom instruction; participate in academic and career advising; participate in student recruiting; and monitor outcome assessments. Participation in undergraduate and graduate research is expected. Salary and rank will be based on the final candidate’s qualifications & experience. Start-up packages will normally be offered.

The Electrical Engineering Program at Arkansas Tech University is designed to cultivate opportunities for our graduates. We provide students with a strong background in Electrical engineering that they can use to succeed in their professional career or graduate school. The Electrical Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, teach, and assess undergraduate and masters courses in Computer and Electrical Engineering
  • Effectively advise students at the undergraduate and masters level
  • Engage students in high impact learning practices
  • Develop a sustainable scholarship program including seeking external funds to support the program
  • Provide departmental, college, university, and professional service relevant to the department, university, community, profession, and state.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The successful candidate will have expertise to support the Computer and Electrical Engineering undergraduate and graduate degrees with primary emphasis in one or more of the following areas: embedded systems, reconfigurable computing, machine learning, robotics and human machine interface, signal and image processing.
  • The candidate will have the ability to teach other courses in the Computer and Electrical Engineering curriculum depending on departmental needs, individual interest, educational background and skill level. Course assignments may also include fundamental Electrical Engineering and Engineering Mathematics courses.
  • The candidate will be expected to advise and mentor undergraduate students, and to engage with appropriate student organizations.
  • The faculty member will have an interest in or experience with faculty-student collaborative research, scholarship, and creative activity both at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Faculty members are expected to establish a record of scholarly achievement, including (but not limited to) mentoring of undergraduate research projects, grant writing and establishing an externally-funded research program in keeping with the objectives of the Electrical Engineering Department at Arkansas Tech University.

Minimum Requirements:

  • PhD degree in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
  • Demonstrated skills in communication, both written and oral.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Hands-on experience and use of modern engineering tools in research and teaching.
  • Potential to obtain external funding.

 What to Submit: 

  • Cover letter, your candidacy for the position
  • Unique qualifications (3 pages max)
  • Teaching and Research Philosophy (3 pages max)
  • Resume (10 pages max)
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts
  • Full contact information for 3 references

To be considered for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, all applications must be received and processed through our applicant tracking system Cornerstone prior to the closing date on 10/15/2019 before 6:00 pm central time.

Please go to to apply now.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Arkansas Tech University is an AA/EOE employer committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.




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Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, Arkansas 72801

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