Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Hire Number: 21-04
Rank: Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track
Effective Date of Appointment: August 23, 2021 (Contingent upon Provost’s approval and budget considerations)
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications
CSUN’s Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As both an AANAPISI & HSI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution & Hispanic Serving Institution), CSUN welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
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About the College:
For more information about the College of Engineering and Computer Science, see: https://www.csun.edu/engineering-computer-science
About the Department:
For more information about the department, visit our website at: https://www.csun.edu/engineering-computer-science/electrical-computer-engineering
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution with a specialization in communications by the date of appointment. Applicants must have completed BS degree or MS degree in Electrical Engineering. Industrial and teaching experience are desirable. Candidates with research experience in application of artificial intelligence, machine learning etc. to communications are of interest. Successful candidates should have excellent communication skills, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student learning, applied research, and dedication to professional development and scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate ability to effectively work with a diverse student population. Evidence of degrees required at time of hire.
CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.
All positions are contingent upon Provost’s approval and budget considerations.
Teach a variety of fundamental undergraduate and graduate courses and labs in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department; participate in applied research projects, contribute to scholarly activities, publish in technical journals, student advisement, curriculum development, and assessment; serve on faculty committees and provide technical leadership to the department.
The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.
Screening of applications will begin January 15, 2021. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.
Applicants must submit a letter of application that contains specific statements that address: 1) how you would make a unique contribution to the department; 2) a preliminary plan for establishing your independent research program; and 3) your experience working with a diverse population. Additionally, your complete application will contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information including email addresses and phone numbers of at least three references. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide other information, including verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.
How to Apply:
This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants for this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to: http://apply.interfolio.com/80068.
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The person holding this position may be considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our non discrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at (818) 677-2190.
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services.
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