Chairperson

Position Information

Position Information

Position Number 131240
Working Title Chairperson
Job Title Chairperson
Job Type Full-Time
Department Elect and Comptr Engr Office
Job Purpose

Provides leadership to the department in setting and achieving realistic goals and objectives that fulfill the department’s mission and align with the strategic priorities of the College and University.

Essential Functions

Provides leadership to the department in setting and achieving realistic goals and objectives that fulfill the department’s mission and align with the strategic priorities of the College and University. Serves as an effective channel of communication between the Department and Dean of Engineering, and University administration. Manages the financial matters of the department, and is responsible for the maintenance of the integrity of the academic programs. Manages department resources, administers faculty and staff evaluations, and is responsible for the general welfare of the department. Represents ECE faculty in meetings with college and university administration, and departmental advisory board. Promotes professional development of faculty, staff and students. Maintains appropriate levels of teaching, graduate student advising, scholarly and research activities and participation in professional and public service activities. Maintains and builds strong relationships with industry and community stakeholders. Partners with college development officer in fundraising and alumni engagement.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate from an accredited institution in electrical or computer engineering, or a closely related field. Teaching experience, scholarly accomplishments, and sustained externally funded research activities to qualify for an appointment to the rank of tenured full professor at Tech. Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with students, colleagues, staff and other on- and off-campus individuals. Ability to communicate effectively. Demonstrated good character, professional ethics, maturity of attitude, experience in teamwork and strong familiarity with relevant aspects of an ECE department.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering or equivalent. Administrative and management experience. Non-academic professional or industrial experience. Leadership experience. Relevant accreditation activity experience, professional society and public service experience.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2018.
Benefits Information

Benefits include the accumulation of one sick leave day per month and thirteen University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.

Posting Details

Posting Date 10/13/2017
Screening Date 01/02/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of educational and administrative philosophies, research plan, copies of transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), and complete contact information for four professional references. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Philosophy Statement
  4. Research Plan
  5. Transcripts
  6. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts 2
  2. Transcripts 3
  3. Other Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a doctorate from an accredited institution in electrical or computer engineering, or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this job opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)