Electrical and Computer Engineering - Assistant Professor

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The appointment will be effective starting in January or August 2014.

The ECE Department offers a design-oriented, project-based, and lab-intensive undergraduate program leading to a BSEE degree as well as a graduate level program leading to an MSEE degree. The ECE Department is currently implementing a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum transformation that enables students to pursue focused interests in the junior year through elective laboratories in faculty research areas. These laboratories provide the basis for professional senior capstone projects. Supporting the curriculum improvements, the engineering facilities are in line to be renovated and expanded within the next five years. The ECE Department has 11 faculty members, 130 undergraduate students, and 40 master's students, which provides a friendly collegial working environment. Further information regarding the department is located at http://ee1.bradley.edu/.

Minimum requirements include: PhD in Electrical Engineering by the date of appointment; BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering; research record and course work that matches area of interest; strong commitment to teach students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a primary emphasis in undergraduate engineering education;  ability to effectively communicate with students and faculty; capacity to design and conduct experiments in a laboratory setting;  experience advising senior/graduate projects; and must be able to integrate area of expertise into our curriculum through elective courses and laboratories.

The ECE Department is seeking an individual to augment our faculty expertise while solidifying and complementing our core curriculum. Specifically, the ECE Department seeks an individual with expertise in Modeling and Control Applied to Physical Dynamic Systems.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter stating their area of interest, a comprehensive vita, teaching philosophy and research statement, dissertation abstract, a list of completed graduate course work, and contact information for five professional references to kpolen@fsmail.bradley.edu via email as PDF attachments. 

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue throughout the academic year until the available position is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply early.

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with over 130 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation's best comprehensive universities. For additional information about the University visit www.bradley.edu.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.