The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning in July 2023 or with flexibility of an early start in January 2023. The department is seeking candidates with a passion for undergraduate teaching and mentoring and the ability to teach digital design and computer engineering courses. The department is interested in candidates with potential for interdisciplinary connections in areas that might include embedded systems, robotics, computer architecture, the internet of things, cyber-physical systems, machine learning, network security, and autonomous systems. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to establish a research program that engages undergraduate students and results in the publication of scholarly work in peer-reviewed venues.
Lafayette College is a small, highly selective undergraduate institution emphasizing superior education in engineering and the liberal arts. The College is located in the vibrant and historic city of Easton in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, which is 75 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has approximately 75 students across all classes and features small class sizes, hands-on laboratory experiences, and strong support for faculty research and professional development.
Lafayette is deeply committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. In cultivating this community, the Engineering programs at Lafayette have taken a national leadership role in diversity as evidenced by the recent ASEE report listing Lafayette’s engineering programs among the top 10 in the nation for women on the faculty and among the top 20 for Bachelor’s degrees awarded to women. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. To apply, please submit application materials, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, a brief research statement, and three letters of recommendation, online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/111364. In your cover letter, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement (http://www.lafayette.edu/about/diversity-statement). Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.