Electrical and Computer Engineering - Continuous Lecturer
The Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) department of Purdue University,
West Lafayette is accepting applications for a Continuous Lecturer position. These positions are renewable 10-month academic appointments, outside of the traditional tenure-track. As such, these positions are teaching only. Research, funding, and publication are not expected. The successful candidate will teach a variety of up to four courses in the Electrical Engineering Technology baccalaureate degree program. The department's mission is primarily preparation of professionals, leaders, and scholars to address problems that benefit society, through the application of standard procedures to the immediate solution of electrical and electronics problems.
Responsibilities: Specific responsibilities for the continuous lecturer include: course management, delivery of technical instruction and assistance in course development in the ECET curriculum, student mentoring, and student recruitment/retention efforts.
Qualifications: All candidates should have a B.S. degree in electrical engineering, electrical engineering technology, or a relevant field. A minimum of three years of full time US industrial experience is necessary, and effective communication skills must be demonstrated. Professional registration and prior teaching experience are preferred. Candidates for these positions must be able to teach across one or both of the following areas of specialization: 1) rotating machines, controls, PLC, electric power generation/distribution or 2) digital electronics, embedded microcontrollers, computer systems.
Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin on March 21, 2011 and continue until positions are filled. Applicants should send a letter of application specifying teaching areas of interest, a resume, academic transcripts, and other supporting documentation, including names, addresses, and telephone numbers of five references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions should be directed to Professor Neal Widmer at email@example.com.
Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.