The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the United States Naval Academy (USNA) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment starting as early as Fall 2021 at the rank of Assistant Professor in all fields of electrical engineering. The ECE department has recently relocated to a brand new building, Hopper Hall. The building, named after Grace Hopper, a pioneering computer scientist and U.S. Navy rear admiral, houses state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, including an anechoic chamber and a cleanroom. USNA is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Successful candidates will have expertise in a conventional electrical engineering field, such as communications, control systems, electronic materials & devices, photonics & optics, power & energy, RF & microwave, and signal processing & data science, or in interdisciplinary fields, such as quantum engineering, electronic warfare, machine learning, and advanced manufacturing technologies. They will develop a robust research program and mentor students. They will teach existing electrical engineering undergraduate courses, as well as develop new courses in line with their professional research. They will have a commitment to institutional service.
This is a full-time, 10-month federal excepted service position with a three year initial academic appointment. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the Academy for four years, graduating with Bachelor of Science degrees and then commissioning as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.The Naval Academy's active duty workforce is supplemented by Department of the Navy civilians who also serve our nation – as professors, coaches, instructors, information technology professionals, finance specialists, administrators, and other support roles typically found at a college or university. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the moral, mental, and physical development of midshipmen and we seek higher education professionals who can model the Navy's core values of honor, courage, and commitment.
Civilian employees enjoy the intrinsic rewards which result from being a part of the mission of the Naval Academy, along with other benefits associated with Federal employment. We invite applications from all segments of so...ciety to provide the Brigade of Midshipmen with the best educational experience possible and to graduate leaders to serve our nation.