Assistant Teaching Professor, University of Washington Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 82281
The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Washington invites applications for two Assistant Teaching Professor positions supporting the undergraduate BSEE program and/or the Professional Master's Program. The successful applicant will be appointed as a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor in the University of Washington Electrical and Computer Engineering department for three years, with the possibility of renewal. The position begins in Fall 2022 and is a 9-month appointment with an opportunity to teach in the summer quarters.
About the Professional Master's Program
The Professional Master's Program (PMP) is one of two master's programs offered in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. This fee-based degree was originally designed for working professionals, but has since evolved to accommodate full-time students who comprise about 25% of our student population. The program features an exciting industry- responsive curriculum and is intended for students who plan to launch or continue their careers in industry.
About the Undergraduate Program
UW ECE is ranked #11 in the nation in computer engineering, #20 in electrical engineering, and #4 in total number of bachelor's degrees awarded in electrical/computer engineering. Nearly 600 students receive a robust education through a strong technical foundation, group project work, and hands-on research opportunities with renowned faculty in one of 40 department labs. A new curriculum is currently being designed to provide additional flexibility and new elective courses, focusing on systems principles, problem solving, and engineering design with a societal impact.
The Assistant Teaching Professor will teach two courses a quarter in the UW ECE PMP and/or BSEE program. Successful candidates are also expected to participate in program and departmental activities, train teaching assistants, serve on admissions and other departmental committees, and mentor students.
This position requires a MS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, candidates who have teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, including course development and instruction. Applicants should possess demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information and lead high quality undergraduate and graduate courses.
Other positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to candidates with a background in machine learning, signal processing, embedded and mobile systems, circuits, power electronics, and/or robotics. Highest priority will be given to exceptional candidates regardless of the specific areas listed above.
Preference will be given to applications submitted by December 31, 2021. Application packages should include: i) letter of intent; ii) complete curriculum vitae; iii) statement of teaching goals/philosophy; iv) diversity statement (see below); and v) the names and contact information for three academic and/or professional references.
Finalists will be invited for campus visits. University of Washington is an affirmative action employer and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Sexual Misconduct Form
State law requires that the University of Washington obtain the Disclosure of Sexual Misconduct declaration signed by the candidate. The declaration will require you to disclose any substantiated findings of sexual misconduct, to authorize current and past employers to disclose to the UW any sexual misconduct currently being investigated and/or committed by you, and to release current and past employers from any liability.
We look forward to learning how your experience or future plans for teaching and service would support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The College of Engineering has consistently had one of the highest percentages of women faculty in the top 50 colleges of engineering (US News and World Report Undergraduate Rankings). Additionally, the University's Office for Faculty Advancement promotes the hiring, retention, and success of a diverse and inclusive faculty at the University of Washington.
Please submit a statement of diversity/equity/inclusion reflecting how your lived experiences of issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion and your approach to research, education and/or service contribute to positive social change and are inclusive of individuals with different gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, ability, and other identities. UW ECE recognizes that women and members of minoritized groups often provide "invisible labor" to their organizations, especially in areas related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage candidates to include any such efforts in your diversity statement.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.