Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana 47906
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University is seeking applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in power engineering, especially in power systems. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service both at the School and University levels.


The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University is the home of the Schweitzer Power and Energy Area. This ECE area enjoys 9000 sq. feet of new power laboratories, including the Grainger Laboratories for construction and testing of power components. Purdue is well known for its work in power components such as rotating machinery and in shipboard, aircraft, and vehicular power-electronics-based power systems. The area desires to expand its research and teaching in power systems.


The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2019) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.


Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Programthat provides dual career assistance and relocation services.


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Include curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of three references.For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 16, 2019, and will continue until position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.


Purdue is an ADVANCE institution http://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/. Purdue University’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


Greater Lafayette Indiana is home to Purdue University and is one of the fastest growing communities in the Midwest. Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Caterpillar, Dow AgroSciences, Rolls-Royce, GE Aviation, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Wabash National, Saab Global Defense and Security Company, high tech firms and small businesses all call Greater Lafayette their home. The Purdue Research Foundation’s flagship incubator, the Purdue Research Park, is the largest university-affiliated business incubation complex in the country, and Purdue Research Foundation operates one of the most comprehensive technology transfer programs among leading research universities in the United States. Conveniently located between Chicago and Indianapolis, Greater Lafayette is also near several other major metropolitan cities. Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette and Greater Lafayette Commerce are resources that highlight our great community.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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