About Eastern Washington University: Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.
Easterns 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the states second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelors and masters degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 masters degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.
Job Summary: Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Computer Engineering to begin September 2022.
Eastern Washington University is a midsize regional, comprehensive institution offering high-quality liberal arts and professional undergraduate and graduate programs in Cheney, Spokane, and elsewhere in Washington State. The Spokane metropolitan area is home to over 400,000 diverse residents and offers great four-season outdoor recreational opportunities and a vibrant arts and cultural community.
The position is housed in the College of STEM, in the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE), where we offer academic programs leading to ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, as well as in Computer Science.
The Electrical and Computer Engineering program is supported by 8 faculty members and serves roughly 100 undergraduate students. In Fall 2020, the CSEE department moved from the main campus in Cheney to a new 140,000 square-foot facility in downtown Spokane's University District (however, first year students still take classes in the main campus in Cheney). This facility is a public-private partnership with the regional tech industry to create a high-tech hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. It will offer our students and faculty outstanding new opportunities for collaboration with regional industry and other universities. Through teaching and research, the successful candidate will capitalize on the creative and intellectual opportunities made possible through these partnerships.
Candidates from all areas of Computer Engineering will be considered; however, preference may be given to candidates with background in high performance reconfigurable hardware (FPGA, PSoC, etc.), IoT security, or embedded systems. Candidates should have a demonstrated potential or record for effective teaching and outstanding research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. If pertinent, student evaluations may be requested at the time of interview.
Candidates must demonstrate interest, experience and/or ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.
EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: Eastern strives to satisfy all requests for special access needs for persons with disabilities. Requests for such accommodations are welcome and may be made by calling Human Resources at: (509) 3592381.
A Ph.D. in Computer Engineering or closely related engineering discipline. ABDs, will be considered but Ph.D. is required by appointment date 9/16/22;
Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching core Computer Engineering coursework;
Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching advance coursework in Computer Engineering;
Demonstrated potential for excellence in innovative research and scholarly activity;
Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.
Preference may be given to candidates with expertise in either;
high performance reconfigurable hardware (FPGA, PSoC, etc.), or
IoT security or
Preference may be given to candidates with relevant college-level teaching experience.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Job Duties: % of Time: 100 Responsibility / Duty: A Faculty Activity Plan will be developed by the end of the first quarter of the selected candidates appointment, and will consist of a combination of teaching, research, service, and/or release time to perform administrative duties, as negotiated and as needed to meet the business needs of the department. Additionally , all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning.
Meet all schedule classes;
Plan, organize and inform students of the course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance regulations and methods of evaluation including grading scales;
Schedule and attend office hours;
Turn in grades according to established deadlines;
Advise students who are declared majors on department, college and University requirements and career opportunities.
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
Conditions of Employment: This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check and applicant certification prior to beginning employment.
All new employees must comply with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.
Salary Information: The expected salary upon hire is $90,236.
Posting Date: 09/08/2021 Open Until Further Notice: Yes Closing Date: Screening to Begin: 10/18/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.
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Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Washington. Home to over 12,000 students, Eastern offers more than 100 fields of studies, nine master’s degrees, one applied doctorate, one educational specialist degree, and 11 graduate certificates. The university offers an exceptional learning environment that offers hands-on, real-world learning opportunities. Eastern offers a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum, which prepares students to succeed in the competitive job market. Students at Eastern receive a traditional, yet unique college experience.