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 a tenure-track faculty position. Applicants at all levels will be considered. Preferred candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline with appropriate experience. The successful candidate 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 520 and 220 students, respectively. Technical areas of interest in electrical engineering for this position are in networked systems - ranging from information-theoretic aspects to engineering of components and systems; and in health and life sciences - including biosensors, biomonitoring, and bioinformatics. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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