Chapman University, Fowler School of Engineering

Position ID:Chapman University-Fowler School of Engineering-F20FSETT [#14451]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, Tenure-Track
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States
Subject Areas: Engineering / Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/09/04, finished 2020/06/26, listed until 2020/02/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

General Information

The new Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler School of Engineering at Chapman University invites applications for two tenure-track positions in the areas of computer science, computer engineering, and/or electrical engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2020.

Opened in the fall of 2019, the Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler School of Engineering offers undergraduate degree programs in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Analytics, and Software Engineering. An undergraduate program in Computer Engineering is expected to begin in 2020 and Electrical Engineering is expected to begin in 2021.

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Currently ranked #5 in Regional Universities West, by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman University has been elevated to R2 status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10% of all U.S. Universities. Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about the Fowler School of Engineering is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at


Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, computational science, data science, software engineering, or electrical engineering is required. 

Applicants are expected to demonstrate promise in scholarship and teaching, with a clear direction for integrating research and pedagogy.

Whereas we welcome applicants from all disciplines in these fields, preference will be given to candidates with backgrounds and research interests in artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, computer networks, robotics, hardware design, electronics and circuits, simulation, or related areas. 


Duties include establishing or continuing a research program in the candidate’s field, teaching, and mentoring students. Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly activity, teaching and service. 

Teaching responsibilities may include the following courses: Computer Science I (CPSC 230), Computer Science II (CPSC 231), Computer Networks (CPSC 353), Robotics (CPSC 260), Digital Logic (CPSC 330), Computer Architecture (CPSC 351), Artificial Intelligence (CPSC 390), and Data Science (CPSC 392), Electronics and Circuits (EE 200/300), Systems Programming (CENG 231), Cybersecurity (CPSC 454), among others.

Contact Information

Candidates should submit application materials electronically at the following link:

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to electronically submit: 
• Chapman University Faculty Employment Application 
• Cover letter that clearly articulates how the candidate envisions contributing to the research, educational, and diversity & inclusivity missions of Chapman University.
• Curriculum Vitae
• Teaching Philosophy Statement
• Research Statement
• Three Letters of Recommendation

Inquiries? Please direct inquiries to Adena Hamlin at Please use “Tenure Track Engineering Positions” as the email subject line.

Application review will begin November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Chapman University offers a relocation expense reimbursement package as well as a first-time Orange County homebuyer assistance program. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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