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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (002618-2012)

Job Description: The Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Department (ECET) in the College of Technology and Purdue University is accepting applications for a tenure track faculty member to teach courses at the West Lafayette campus. This position is a ten-month tenure-track appointment. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate scholarship in the areas of learning, discovery, and industry/professional/community engagement and actively seek sources of external funding to support these activities. A goal for this position is to establish a nationally recognized research program related to electrical power distribution systems (smart grid), power electronics, motor drives, alternative energy, and efficiency.

Qualifications:Candidates must be able to teach courses in several of the above strategic areas. All candidates must have an earned PhD with degrees in electrical engineering/technology or a closely related field. Candidates must have at least three years of full-time, relevant industrial or basic applied research experience and excellent teaching skills. Professional registration and prior teaching experience are preferred. More details can be viewed by visiting http://www.tech.purdue.edu/ECET/About-Us/ecetpositions.cfm

Applications: Review of applications began on March 19, 2012 and continue until the positions are filled, subject to budget. 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 electronically to: ecetprofsearch@purdue.edu. Questions should be directed to Professor Neal Widmer at ecetprofsearch@purdue.edu. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.