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Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering - Tenure Track Faculty

Apply now Job no: 492274
Work type: Tenure track faculty
Location: Chester
Categories: Faculty

Widener University School of Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering major starting in the fall of 2019. Responsibilities include teaching and developing courses (including laboratory and design courses) for the electrical engineering undergraduate and graduate curricula, research and service. The successful candidate is expected to publish his/her scholarly work in peer-reviewed technical journals, and develop and sustain an externally funded research program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Education/Training and Experience Required):


Earned doctorate in electrical engineering or a closely-related field with research or industrial experience in one or more of the following technical areas: analog, digital, wireless communication systems, artificial intelligence, and renewable energy. Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; Strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate engineering education; Demonstrated ability or potential for scholarly work of high caliber and for securing extramural funding within their areas of expertise. The successful candidate is also expected to advise/mentor students and to work collegially in support of the continuing growth of the electrical engineering major and the School of Engineering; Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the university, please visit our website at


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