Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Engineering
Job Details
Experienced
Main Campus - Harrisonburg, VA
Faculty
PhD or Other Terminal Degree
Education
Assistant Professor of Computer/Electrical Engineering

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY
Assistant Professor of Computer/Electrical Engineering

Eastern Mennonite University, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, seeks to hire a multidisciplinary cohort of faculty to advance the university’s strategic goals for inclusive excellence, striving to be more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds to apply. As a vibrant university renowned for its peace and justice emphases, EMU is dedicated to enhancing racial justice and social change, and we provide opportunities for faculty collaboration across disciplines and communities. Candidates must have a strong commitment to high quality teaching and be enthusiastic about mentoring and advising students, particularly those from underrepresented/ underserved populations. In addition to teaching excellence, successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to scholarship and to service, both on and off campus. More details about EMU’s cohort hiring initiative are available at this link.

POSITION: Fulltime, tenure-track, open rank, Assistant Professor preferred in the Engineering and Computer Science programs with a focus on computer/electrical engineering.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Broadly-trained Ph.D. with an interest in interdisciplinary collaboration; evidence of scholarship and a research program that can involve students. Teaching experience and/or post-doctoral work experience preferred. Ideally, this experience would include teaching at the college/university level and use of participatory, engaged pedagogical practices. Candidates with expertise within computer or electrical engineering or related field with experience in computer engineering are preferred. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach courses such as Digital Circuits, Analog Circuits, Architecture and Operating Systems, Engineering Design course, upper-level CE topics course. Teaching load will be determined based on candidate expertise and program needs.  Preference will also be given to candidates interested in service both on and off campus (for example, the recruitment of students, supervision of student projects, and an interest in working with community members and organizations).  

POSITION DETAILS: Nine-month contract, 24 semester hours per year. Salary determined by education and experience. EMU uses a tenure with post-tenure review contract system. 

APPOINTMENT DATE: Positions begin mid-August 2022. EMU reserves the right to fill the position at any time or keep the position open. 

INQUIRIES: Application review began November 1, 2021; however, we will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Select applicants will be asked to respond to questions relevant to EMU’s faith-based mission. The cover letter should include information on how the candidate’s experience will contribute to the university’s mission, especially its strategic goals related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Application materials, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable) and contact information for three professional references should be submitted here. Informal inquiries may be directed to Dr. Tara Kishbaugh, Dean of Sciences, Engineering, Art, and Nursing, dean-sean@emu.edu.

Eastern Mennonite University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. EMU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. EMU conducts criminal background investigations as part of the hiring process.

EMU seeks faculty who show promise of or have demonstrated 

  • teaching excellence in a Christian liberal arts environment,
  • a commitment to ongoing scholarship, and
  • familiarity with and respect for Anabaptist/Mennonite Christian faith practices.

EMU pursues creativity, innovation, and excellence in all educational programs and invites students to follow Christ’s call to witness faithfully, serve compassionately, and walk boldly in the way of nonviolence and peace.

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