University of Minnesota, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Position ID:University of Minnesota-Electrical and Computer Engineering-FACULTY2 [#26149, 358083]
Position Title: Faculty Position - Power Electronics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Engineering / Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/10/10)
Position Description:    

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About the Job

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota Twin Cities ( invites applications in the area of power electronics. Both tenured and tenure-track candidates with knowledge and expertise in hardware design, modeling, and contemporary control and optimization paradigms for power electronics are of particular interest.

Responsibilities in research, teaching, and service include:

  • Research
    • Collaboration in research and development in hardware design, modeling, control, and optimization of power electronics and associated systems. Particular application areas of interest include (but are not limited to) technologies for inverter-based resources, interfaces for energy storage, solid-state transformers, and power electronics for transportation electrification.
    • Develop research proposals for external funding opportunities, and collaborate with researchers from academia and industry on joint research projects.
    • Engage in research, publication, and scientific creation.
  • Teaching
    • Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
    • Advise students regarding specific coursework and broader academic or career goals.
  • Service
    • Provide service through participation in governance of the department and/or the University.
    • Contribute to outreach activities that support the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering mission.
    • Contribute to the development of the profession, keep current with the field, and broaden knowledge and expertise.

This is a tenure-track faculty position, hiring at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels; rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent candidates in any field will be considered.



Successful candidates will have outstanding academic and research records and are expected to establish a vigorous, funded research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be involved in service to the university and the profession. An earned doctorate or equivalent foreign degree in an appropriate discipline is required at the time of appointment. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin Fall 2024.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to fostering a community of research, teaching, and operational excellence that is culturally and academically diverse by attracting and retaining individuals with a variety of backgrounds, experience, viewpoints, and identities. Candidates who will actively contribute to this commitment and community – both in identity and professional vision – are particularly encouraged to apply.


Application Information

Applications will be considered as they are received. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration, please apply by the priority deadline of December 15, 2023.

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About the Department

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the largest departments within the College of Science and Engineering. Current research areas include Biomedical and Biological Computation Methods; Devices and Systems; Communications, Signal Processing, and Networking; Computer Engineering, VLSI, and Circuits; Fields, Photonics, and Magnetics; Micro and Nano Structures; Sustainable Energy Systems, Power Electronics and Drives; Systems and Controls. To learn more about the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota, please visit the department website.



Working at the University

At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning.  We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.

The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services 
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost
  • Employee Transit Pass with free or reduced rates in the Twin Cities metro area

Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

About the U of M: The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

At the University of Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized by the Star Tribune as a Top Workplace for 2021, as well as by Forbes as Best Employers for Women and one of America’s Best Employers (2015, 2018, 2019, 2023), Best Employer for Diversity (2019, 2020), Best Employer for New Grads (2018, 2019), and Best Employer by State (2019, 2022).

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Contact: Molly Bauman
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200 Union Street SE
4-174 Keller Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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