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Oct 12 2021

Faculty Assistant Professor, Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, & Engineering Technology

Valdosta State University Valdosta, Georgia, United States

SUMMARY:
The Department of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, & Engineering Technology in the College of Science and Mathematics seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty position specializing in all areas of Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering beginning August 1, 2022.  The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, maintaining scholarly productivity, and participating in service at the department, college, and university levels.

Valdosta State University is proud to have a highly diverse student body, and we are seeking to recruit and retain outstanding candidates who exhibit a clear commitment to diversity and inclusion and who will enhance the diversity of our faculty and staff.

The department is home to the Engineering Studies program, a two-year transfer program which provides a pathway for students to transition to the four-year engineering degree programs at Georgia Institute of Technology or other engineering programs in Georgia.  The department is also home to the newly-created B.S. Degree Program of Engineering Technology, which has a concentration in Industrial Engineering Technology.  For more information on the department visit https://www.valdosta.edu/phy/.

Applicant will be required to submit the following as part of the application packet:

  • Cover letter detailing interest
  • CV
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Contact information for at least three professional references
  • Teaching Philosophy Statement

For more information contact Dr. Paul Vincent by phone (229-333-5752) or email  pvincent@valdosta.edu.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching 12 credit hours of lectures and laboratories of Engineering Fundamentals, introductory Electrical Engineering courses, introductory Computer Engineering courses, service courses for the Institution (Physics or Physical sciences), as well as other classes related to their area of expertise in Electrical or Computer Engineering; maintaining scholarly productivity; and participating in service at the department, college, and university levels.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph.D. at the time of appointment in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely-related field;
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship;
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A record of effective teaching appropriate to the applicant’s career stage;
  • Ability to create new courses and related labs in electronics and robotics;
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting;
  • A record of mentoring students of diverse backgrounds.

Online application is required and should be submitted by November 18, 2021, at https://www.valdosta.edu/administration/finance-admin/human-resources/employment-opportunities.php.

Valdosta State University is a regional comprehensive university located on a gorgeous 168-acre campus of palm trees, vast green lawns, Spanish mission style architecture and an award-winning design. The university serves a student enrollment of approximately 11,750 from all states within the US and hosts over 300 international students from more than 76 countries. It is located in the city of Valdosta, a very family-friendly area with new housing developments, modest living costs, excellent public and private schools, a vibrant music and arts scene, and a 170-acre theme park, Wild Adventures. The city is served by the Valdosta Regional Airport and is home to Moody Air Force Base. It is located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75 and is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida and a three-hour drive of Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit https://www.valdosta.edu or for information about the community visit https://www.valdostachamber.com. 

Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including (but not limited to) minorities and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty.

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