Department of

Electrical Engineering

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Open Faculty Position in the Department of Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels. Preferred candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline with appropriate experience. The successful candidates will be expected to establish and sustain an outstanding research program and must have outstanding ability to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department has 36 tenured/tenure track faculty members, with annual research expenditures of approximately $13.5 million. The undergraduate and graduate programs currently enroll over 530 and 220 students, respectively.

Exceptional candidates from all areas of electrical engineering will be considered, with a particular emphasis in the areas of applied electromagnetics, sub-millimeter and terahertz systems, novel materials (including metamaterials), and photonics with applications in communications, wearable sensors and systems, chemical and biological detection, atmospheric and environmental sensing, biomedical imaging, energy harvesting and storage.

Nominations and applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Screening of applicants will begin on December 1, 2014. Applicants should submit the following: 1) curriculum vita, 2) statement of research, 3) statement of teaching, and 4) the names and addresses of four references. Please submit these four items in one pdf file electronically to Job #54012 at http://www.psu.jobs. (Click “Search Jobs”, select “University Park Campus” and “Academic Jobs”, then click “Update Results”, go down the list, which is not ordered by Job # but by posting date: 10/07/2014 in this case.) If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Dawn Nelson at dmn3@psu.edu or (814) 863-2788.

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