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Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Position Number: 3172365
  • Location: Worcester, MA
  • Position Type: Engineering - Computer Engineering



JOB TITLE
Associate or Assistant Professor

LOCATION
Worcester

DEPARTMENT NAME
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department

DIVISION NAME
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) seeks applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position, at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level, in the general areas of machine learning, signal processing, and/or control theory. Responsibilities for this position include establishing an active externally funded research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and advising undergraduate and graduate projects in electrical and computer engineering.

WPI is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are looking for candidates who can support our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally funded research program leading to national and international recognition, to teach electrical and computer engineering courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, to participate in WPI's signature project-based curriculum, and to contribute to the operation and promotion of the department, college, university, and the profession. Candidates seeking the rank of Associate Professor must document a strong track record of successful teaching, research, and service. Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related field prior to appointment at WPI. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in one or more of the areas of machine learning, signal processing, and/or control theory.

WPI's reputation as a rigorous and innovative university rests on the shoulders of its faculty. A highly selective, private technological university and one of the nation's first, WPI believes that when great minds work together, great advances follow. At WPI the boundaries to multidisciplinary collaboration are low. Faculty members, students, and other partners work together on the real-world projects and purposeful research that are hallmarks of the WPI experience. We are most proud of a recent No. 1 ranking for "faculty who best combine research and teaching." (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2016). Located one hour west of Boston, the university's campus is in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving 21st century college city recognized as a growing hub of scientific and technological innovation.

Qualified applicants should submit (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a statement of research interests, (3) a statement of teaching interests, (4) a statement of how the candidate will advance WPI's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and (5) contact information for at least four references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

WPI requires employees to be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19 including booster shot. For additional information on WPI's response to COVID-19, refer to https://www.wpi.edu/we-are-wpi

FLSA STATUS
United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Associate-or-Assistant-Professor_R0001973

About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.





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