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Electrical Materials / Nanotechnology Faculty Opening

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The Electrical and Computer Engineering department at North Dakota State University is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the area of Electric Materials/ Nanotechnology to start in August 2016.

The ECE department currently has 18 faculty, and 453 undergraduate, 31 MS, 6 ME, and 43 PhD students, and is ABET accredited. The department offers separate undergraduate programs in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, and research specialization areas in Microelectronics, Biomedical Engineering, Power/Energy and Power Electronics, VLSI, Computer Architecture, Cyber Physical/Embedded Systems, Communications/Signal Processing, and Electromagnetics/Optics. To apply, please submit 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy, 4) research plan, and 5) a minimum of three references, at, no later than January 15, 2016.

NDSU is one of the nation’s top 108 public and private universities in the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education’s elite category of “Research Universities / Very High Research Activity.” NDSU is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. NDSU is also an NSF ADVANCE institution. NDSU is located in Fargo, ND, which is ranked among the best places in the country to live, work, attend school, and conduct business, and is the largest community between Minneapolis and Seattle, with around 200,000 - 250,000 people.

Please direct any inquiries about the position to the ECE Department Chair, Dr. Scott C. Smith (, and questions regarding the application website to


Minimum Qualifications:

- Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field;
- Specialization in the area of Electric Materials/Nanotechnology;
- Evidence of excellent research, including demonstrated publication record;
- Evidence of or potential for excellent teaching;
- Effective oral and written communication skills;
- Commitment to working with/teaching diverse groups including women and minorities.
If seeking associate or full professor, the candidate must also have demonstrated achievements in the areas of research, teaching, and service commensurate with the rank being sought, including a track record of externally funded research.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Undergraduate and graduate teaching experience
- Evidence of successful grant writing and funding
- Industry experience

To Apply

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Last Updated: Thursday, November 12, 2015 11:11:28 AM