University of South Alabama, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Position ID:USA-ECE-TTAPWN [#10555]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Nicholson 3423
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Mobile, Alabama 36688, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/11/28, finished 2018/12/02, listed until 2018/05/28)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of South Alabama invites applications for the Warren Nicholson Endowed professorship and program coordinator of the computer engineering program at the assistant/associate professor level starting in the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a tenured or tenure track position depending on the candidate’s qualifications. Outstanding candidates in all areas of computer engineering are encouraged to apply.

At a minimum, applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering or closely related discipline by the time of hire. The department is looking for candidates who can strengthen the core competencies and has expertise in areas including, but not limited to, digital IC design, embedded systems, computer security, machine intelligence, high performance computing, or other closely related research areas. Applicants are expected to have a track record and the ability to teach computer engineering core courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, communicate effectively, potential to establish and conduct sponsored research, and strong publication record.

The Nicholson Endowed professorship appointment will be made to a candidate with very exceptional achievement, a proven record of scholarly productivity, instructional excellence, and evidence of distinction in her/his discipline. The endowed professorship appointment is for fixed terms of up to three years, subject to annual renewal that requires a timely submission of a report submitted by the professor that documents activities and achievements during the year, and approved by the Chair and Dean.

As program coordinator of the computer engineering program, the candidate must have an actual record of, or potential for, academic leadership that will contribute to invigorating instructional effectiveness, curricular innovation, and/or increased research productivity of the department. The successful candidate is also expected to have the ability to contribute to the college's continuing commitment to strong undergraduate and graduate teaching and research. Candidates from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of South Alabama is a public, doctoral-level institution enrolling more than 16,000 students. The Electrical & Computer Engineering Department is housed in a 155,000 s.f. state-of-the-art building opened in 2012. The department offers BSEE, BSCpE degrees that are ABET accredited and MSEE degrees. The USA College of Engineering offers the Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in Systems Engineering.

The university is located in the beautiful historic city of Mobile Alabama. For more information on the university, visit the website at Mobile, a cultural, economic and recreational center on the northern Gulf of Mexico, has a population of 400,000, while that of the larger metropolitan area totals over 500,000. Interested candidates should submit (1) a cover letter stating their interest, (2) letter of teaching statement, (3) letter of research specialization and future research statement, (4) current curriculum vitae, (5) a list of at least three references, and (6) the University of South Alabama Biographical data form to

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will be asked to submit official transcripts of their BS, MS and Ph.D. degrees prior to official offer of the position.

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall 4122
Mobile, AL 36688

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