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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Semiconductors in the Department of Electrical Engineering/Materials Research Institute

The Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA invites applications for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the level of Associate Professor or Full Professor, with a demonstrated excellent track record in scholarship and education, recognition from the research community, and the promise of continued distinction. Exceptional candidates are sought for positions covering a broad range of research in the area of semiconductors, including architectures, devices, materials, packaging, test, hardware security, and others. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and sustain an outstanding research program and to be effective, inspiring teachers at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate will have a joint appointment with the Materials Research Institute (MRI) at Penn State, which coordinates interdisciplinary research across the university. The successful candidate will have opportunities to interact with and benefit from new devices and packaging systems, and institutional strengths in materials under programs such as the National Science Foundation Materials Innovation Platform 2D Crystal Consortium ( and a Department of Energy Frontier Research Center focused on three-dimensional integration of ferroelectric materials ( and, among many other opportunities.

Candidates must have a doctorate in electrical engineering, or a related discipline completed before the start date of the position.

The EE Department has 41 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, with average annual research expenditures of $15 million. The undergraduate (juniors and seniors) and graduate programs enroll over 400 and 240 students, respectively. 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 value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. In welcoming every candidate, we strive to meet the needs of professional families by actively assisting with partner placement needs.

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Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following: curriculum vita, statement of research, statement of teaching, and the names and addresses of four references. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Taylor Doksa ( or 814-863-2788.

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