Tenure-Track Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level beginning in July 2019. The department is especially interested in candidates with potential for interdisciplinary connections in areas including (but not limited to) embedded systems, robotics, computer architecture, the internet of things, cyber-physical systems, and autonomous systems.  The department is seeking candidates with a passion for undergraduate teaching and mentoring and the ability to teach courses in the digital stem of the ECE curriculum.  Candidates must demonstrate the potential to establish a research program that can engage undergraduates and result in the publication of scholarly work in peer-reviewed venues.

Lafayette College is deeply committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. In cultivating this community, the Engineering programs at Lafayette have taken a national leadership role in diversity as evidenced by the recent ASEE report listing Lafayette’s engineering programs among the top 10 in the nation for women on the faculty and among the top 20 for Bachelor’s degrees awarded to women.

Lafayette College is a small, highly selective undergraduate institution emphasizing superior education in engineering and the liberal arts. The College is located in the vibrant and historic city of Easton in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, which is 75 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has approximately 75 students across all classes and features small class sizes, hands-on laboratory experiences, and strong support for faculty research and professional development.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering. To apply, please submit application materials, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, a brief research plan and three letters of recommendation, online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/55267. In your cover letter, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.