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Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering at Penn State is seeking qualified instructors to teach a variety of resident and online undergraduate electrical engineering courses, some with significant laboratory components. Additional duties may include developing online coursework or supervising students pursuing non-thesis Master’s degrees. Candidates must have strong interests in undergraduate education, with a particular interest in active learning. An interest in engineering ethics is also strongly desired. Candidates should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. They must be able to communicate in an effective, supportive manner, and be respectful of differences in culture and learning styles, helping students with subject content according to an individual`s strengths. Candidates must also be fluent in reading, speaking and writing English and be able to evaluate student-generated technical reports. They must have excellent general computer skills and be able to quickly learn and utilize a range of software and hardware utilized in the various courses and laboratories. A graduate degree in Electrical Engineering is required (Ph.D. is preferred.)

The Department is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, and leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Additional information about the department can be found at

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching experience and two reference letters. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Alyshia Dann at or 814-863-4255. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found. This is a fixed-term multi-year appointment funded for three years from date of hire with strong possibility of re-funding.

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