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Assistant and Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Florida Polytechnic University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Job Title: Assistant and Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Reference Code: See job posting
Job Location: Lakeland , FL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Date Posted: 2019-01-24
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering
Florida Polytechnic University


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Florida Polytechnic University invites applications for three (3) faculty positions beginning August 2019.

Position code EE1: Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. Applicants with specialization in Power Systems and Smart Grid, and Power Grid Security are encouraged to apply.

Position code EE2:Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. Applicants with specialization in sensors, MEMs, electronics, optoelectronics, laser electronics, and fiber optics are encouraged to apply.

Position code EE3: Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering. Applicants with specialization in Autonomous vehicles (AVs), electric vehicles (EVs) and motor drives are encouraged to apply. Experience in power electronic converters for EV drivetrains and autonomous operation of electric vehicles is preferred.

Since there is more than one position, the candidates must indicate the position for which they are applying in the cover letter.

The position requires individuals to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong research program, conduct interdisciplinary research activities, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and provide service to the university and the profession. Faculty at Florida Polytechnic University are encouraged to build strong industry relations to further high impact business and industry research. The department is interested in candidates that are highly collaborative and collegial with a strong commitment to pursuing externally funded research and teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Job Requirements


  • Ph.D. in electrical engineering or closely related field with emphasis in the specializations listed above or related field/ areas.
  • Credentials by degree and/or experience to support delivery of core courses in the department


  • Teaching and/or relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent and interdisciplinary funded applied research.
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Experience with studentsí academic mentoring
  • Experience in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan.
  • Experience in serving on various department, college or university committees
  • Active participation in professional activities and organizations
  • Prior professional US experience with progressive responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong industry relations to further high impact business and industry research
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse campus community

Information and Application Process Instructions

EXPECTED STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications


  • Positions are open until filled (or recruitment cancelled). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
  • Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.

All Applicants are required to submit the following in PDF format to the Florida Polytechnic Careers Website:

  • Letter of Application
  • Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • List of at least 3 professional references (names and contact information)
  • Unofficial copy of the Ph.D./M.Sc. transcript

APPLY HERE: Link to Application

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Florida Polytechnic University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Electrical & Computer Engineering Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

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