Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Drexel University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Drexel University seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. Primary consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in robotics and automation in the context of smart, integrated cities, although excellent ECE candidates in other interdisciplinary and cross-cutting areas are also encouraged to apply.

We seek candidates who can establish a dynamic ECE research program along with the potential to collaborate on current programs such as machine learning, biomedical imaging, medical robotics, and the Internet of Things. 

Since its founding in the midst of the industrial revolution in 1891, Drexel University has emphasized its strengths in engineering, science and technology to train future leaders. In little over a century, Drexel University has transformed itself into a large, comprehensive institution committed to excellence in education, research, and service to engineering society and the broader community. Although much has changed, the original mission of the University still rings true today. To learn more about each of the divisions and programs offered, visit Drexel Engineering

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

ECE is recognized for educating outstanding engineers, world-class research, and service to the profession. Information on the ECE department can be found at: The College of Engineering strives to create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. The college values inclusion as a core strength and an essential mission of our founder, AJ Drexel’s mission of preparing each new generation of students for productive, professional, and civic lives, while also focusing our collective expertise on solving society’s greatest problems. Drexel University is located in the heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – a vibrant and diverse city with easy access to other major northeast metropolitan cities.


Candidates must have a PhD degree in a related field by the September 1, 2022 start date, with outstanding academic and/or industrial credentials. Exceptional candidates with or without limited postdoctoral experience will also be considered.

Candidates must submit their application materials to Careers at Drexel.

In one PDF, candidates should submit the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief research and teaching statement, a diversity statement (a diversity statement that presents and discusses the candidate's past experiences, present efforts, and/or future aspirations to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in all aspects of their academic careers – please feel free to consult the Office of Equality and Diversity for Drexel University’s position on equality and diversity), and the names of three external references. The submission deadline is November 8, 2021. Review of applications begins immediately upon the deadline and continues until the position is filled. 


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Drexel University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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