Now Hiring: Non- Tenure Track Assistant Chair in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Statement of Duties:
The successful candidate will serve as a member of our non-tenure track teaching faculty and will typically teach one course per quarter. The candidate will also assist in administrative duties for the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Responsibilities could include advising and recruiting students, curriculum development, and developing assessments of student learning.
Minimum Qualifications and Other Credentials:
PhD degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field
Demonstrated excellence in teaching and have a strong interest in advancing ECE at Northwestern
Information on Position:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Northwestern University is seeking to hire an Assistant Chair. The successful candidate will serve as a member of our non-tenure track teaching faculty and will typically teach one course per quarter. The candidate will also assist in administrative duties for the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Responsibilities could include advising and recruiting students, curriculum development, and developing assessments of student learning.
Applicants must have completed a PhD degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field, have a demonstrated excellence in teaching and have a strong interest in advancing ECE at Northwestern. Candidates will be considered at the Assistant, Associate or Full level depending on experience. This is a multi-year, renewable position.
Proposed Start Date:
Closing Date for Receipt of Applications:
Review of applications will begin on Nov. 15, 2021. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials before that date. Applications received after that date will be considered on a rolling basis.
Contact Info (including where applicants should send package):
Address all inquiries to Professor Randy Berry, Chair of the Search Committee or to Ammon Johnson, Coordinator of the Search Committee
Applicants must apply online and upload the following application materials
A cover letter
A curriculum vitae
Three to five letters of reference
A statement of teaching philosophy
Recent teaching evaluations (if applicable)
Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:
Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.
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