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Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering - WVU Tech at West Virginia University

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Beckley, West Virginia

Job Description:

West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering within the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering. The position is 9-month, full-time, tenure-track, and benefits-eligible.

The successful candidate will be responsible for making a significant contribution in teaching required and elective undergraduate courses in computer engineering, participating in ABET accreditation processes, making an important contribution in pursuing scholarly activities/research, and making a reasonable contribution in providing service to the department, college, institution, and professional community. The successful candidate will teach required courses in digital logic, microprocessor systems, and computer architecture and various elective courses in computer engineering. The successful candidate will also be expected to engage with student projects in computer engineering topics.

Date of Appointment: August 10, 2018

Location: Beckley, WV

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately

WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system and is located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities. WVU Tech offers a broad array of programs including four-year (BS) programs in Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering; Computer Science; Information Systems; and BS degrees in Electronic Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology (Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical emphases), and Industrial Technology.

More information about the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences can be found at:

  • An undergraduate degree and a doctorate in computer or electrical engineering or a closely related field are required.

  • Must show a strong background in digital and microprocessor systems and computer architecture and systems, preferably with demonstrated practical and applied experience in this field.

  • Good oral and written communications skills are essential.

  • Must show an interest and potential for excellence in classroom and laboratory teaching and in scholarly activity/research.

  • Must show willingness to serve on committees.

  • Candidates who are approaching graduation prior to appointment date will be given full consideration, but completion of the doctorate degree must occur before the effective date of the appointment.

Applications must include:

  • Letter of interest

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Unofficial copies of all transcripts

  • Statements of teaching and research philosophy

  • Contact information for three professional references including telephone numbers and email addresses

  • Background check
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West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.