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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

The Electrical Engineering Department in the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology invites applications for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position starting in August 2020. The position is a full-time, nine-month tenure-track appointment.

The primary responsibilities for the position include research, teaching and service work. The ideal candidate applying for an Associate Professor position will bring an established record of a vigorous, interdisciplinary, and sustainable externally funded research program. Those applying for Assistant Professor position should show promise for developing such a program.

Courses are taught on the Marietta campus of Kennesaw State University and are offered during daytime and evening hours. Faculty are expected to teach in a variety of instructional modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, flipped classroom and online.

An earned doctoral degree, or its equivalent, in Electrical or Computer Engineering or closely related field is required. The ideal candidate will have a research specialization in power, electrical machinery, biomedical applications, or control systems.

Preferred qualifications typically include:

- Experience in securing or showing promise for national-level external funding.
- Industry experience and/or Professional Engineering licensure.
- Experience teaching in various instructional modalities.
- Research in one of the University’s research themes: biomedical and health services, technology and computing, sustainable and safe communities, and human development and well-being.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

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Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Georgia is an Open Records state.

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