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University of HartfordAssistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Position (Robotics)Posting Number: F108PTenure Information: Rank: Assistant ProfessorJob DescriptionThe Samuel I. Ward Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Hartford invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of robotics at the rank of Assistant Professor to start in August 2021. Additionally, candidates with expertise in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering will be preferred.Essential Job DutiesTeach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department with a teaching load of 3 courses per semester. There will also be opportunities to teach in our innovative University Interdisciplinary Studies program. Candidates should show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching. Additionally, candidates will be expected to remain active in creative/scholarly pursuits and seek opportunities for peer-reviewed publications. Successful applicants will be expected to participate in departmental and school committees, advise students and contribute to student recruitment and retention. Significant opportunities exist for research collaboration with faculty members within CETA, with industrial partners, and across the University.Required QualificationsTenure-Track Assistant Professorship requires an earned doctorate in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline before beginning the position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in all programs offered by the department. This position requires a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, professional development, and service. Effective written and oral communication in English is required. All successful candidates will also be expected to: (1) develop, instruct, and update engineering and engineering technology courses in the department; (2) engage in scholarship and professional development to maintain state-of-the-art knowledge in their respective field and incorporate cutting-edge technology into the curriculum; (3) advise undergraduate students with their capstone projects; (4) serve as academic advisor to undergraduate and master’s students; and (5) contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, professional activities, and service. Candidates should show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching. Candidates will also have opportunities to teach in our innovative University Interdisciplinary Studies program.University InformationThe University of Hartford offers the personal attention associated with a small college enhanced by the expertise, breadth and intellectual excitement of a university. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. The full text of our academic mission can be seen at . The University of Hartford is located within the greater Hartford area, which is rich in cultural and recreational activities, and is a short drive from metropolitan Boston and New York.College InformationThe College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture offers undergraduate Engineering programs in Electrical, Computer, Acoustical and Music, Biomedical, Civil, Mechanical, and Robotics. It also offers undergraduate Engineering Technology programs in Audio, Computer and Electronic, Electromechanical, as well as Architectural Design + Technology. The college also offers master’s programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, as well as Architecture. The majority of our undergraduate programs are accredited by ABET.Diversity Statement:The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. The University of Hartford is committed to anti-racist values and actions; candidates should provide examples of their anti-racist values and actions.The University of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.Special Instructions to Applicants:The University of Hartford employs full-time faculty who bring significant skills, experience, knowledge, and empathy to recruit, inspire, support, and retain our diverse student body now and in the future. At least 34% of our undergraduate students are from minority groups who are U.S. citizens, an increasing number of these students are the first in their families to attend college, and all of our students need to be prepared to thrive in and contribute to a diverse society. Candidates for faculty positions should include in their materials a short essay demonstrating that they are conversant with some of the literature on inclusive pedagogy, culturally responsive teaching, and so on, and describing how their teaching practice could meet the needs of the diverse population of students at the University of Hartford, focusing, in particular, on pedagogical approaches that support student success for those who are new to college and/or whose cultural background includes experience with systemic oppression due to race, gender, or other factors. If relevant, candidates should also comment on research, scholarship, or creative activity that will contribute to the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals to which the University of Hartford is committed. In addition, since the University is committed to anti-racism, candidates should demonstrate in their statements knowledge of what it means to be anti-racist and, if possible, to provide example of their own anti-racist values and actions. It is recommended that candidates approach this statement thoughtfully and use specific examples to illustrate their diversity statement. A review of applicant diversity statements will precede that of any other application materials.For full application instructions and position description, visit: ©2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-750cee62c05e3b4386a04d2dfeb0205a
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