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West Virginia University | Morgantown, West Virginia
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The Lane Department of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University is seeking applications for two teaching faculty positions in the field of computer engineering. The positions will be at the rank of Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor and are anticipated to start on or before August 15, 2020. These are nine-month, non-tenure track faculty rank positions that are eligible for promotion and merit raises with contract lengths of 6 years and 9 years upon promotion to associate and full teaching professor, respectively. The positions anticipate a level of effort of 80% assigned to teaching and 20% assigned to departmental service. Responsibilities include classroom teaching of multiple lecture courses each semester and supervision of supporting laboratory sections and capstone design projects. The service element of the position involves course and program assessment, service on faculty curriculum committees, oversight of teaching laboratories, and participation in student retention, recruitment, and outreach activities.

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related discipline and must have a strong record of teaching engineering courses in both classroom and laboratory settings. The successful candidate must also have excellent communication skills; proficiency in the fields of digital design, microprocessors and embedded systems, networking, or operating systems; be able to create a nurturing and engaging learning environment for students; collaborate effectively with other members of the Lane department faculty; and engage in professional service activities at the local and national levels. Candidates for the rank of Teaching Associate Professor must have a sustained record of outstanding teaching and service.

WVU is the state's comprehensive Land Grant University with a main campus enrollment of approximately 29,000 students and a Carnegie Classification of Highest Research Activity (i.e., R1 University). Morgantown and its vicinity has a population of about 137,000 residents and is ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The community lies within a high technology corridor that also includes several federal research facilities, such as NASA's Independent Verification and Validation Facility (IV&V), the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS). The city is located within reasonable driving distances from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. Additional details on the area and the university are available at http://www.morgantownwv.gov/ and http://www.wvu.edu .

Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career (https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/new-employees ) and a range of progressive policies to support work-life integration (https://faculty.wvu.edu/policies-and-procedures/work-life-integration ). WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist partners in their career transition and job search and belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv).

The Statler College has eight academic departments with over 4700 students and 135 faculty members. It is nationally recognized for high quality teach and research, as well as for its excellent faculty and students. The Lane Department has 30 tenure track faculty members, 480 undergraduate, and 165 graduate students. It offers degrees at the BS, MS, and Ph.D. levels, including undergraduate degrees in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Biometric Systems Engineering and Cybersecurity.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and complete contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin November 18, 2019. Only candidates who submit complete documentation as requested will be considered in the review process. For further information, contact Dr. Matthew Valenti, by telephone (304-293-9139) or e-mail (matthew.valenti@mail.wvu.edu) or visit the Lane Department website at https://lcsee.statler.wvu.edu.

About West Virginia University

Founded in 1867 as a land-grant college, West Virginia University (WVU) is one of the nation's leading public research universities, providing excellence in teaching, research and service. With a main campus in Morgantown and branch campuses throughout West Viriginia, WVU offers 179 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree levels. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has designated WVU a Research University (High Research Activity).

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