[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering - Hardware/Embedded Systems
Ryan N. Smith
rnsmith at fortlewis.edu
Mon Sep 12 08:39:05 PDT 2016
The Fort Lewis College Department of Physics and Engineering
invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in our newest
program, Computer Engineering, at the Assistant Professor level starting in
Fall 2017. The starting salary is $68,500 with a full benefits package.
The College’s liberal arts mission emphasizes excellence in undergraduate
teaching with all members of the department contributing to a thriving
learning community. The Department of Physics and Engineering emphasizes
an interdisciplinary approach to teaching design methodologies and problem
solving that strives to integrate scientific inquiry with
engineering ingenuity. The Department values mentorship of students by
faculty and fosters strong ties with students through classroom, laboratory
and research experiences.
The Department of Physics and Engineering offers three Bachelors of Science
degrees; Physics, Engineering, and our new Computer Engineering degree. The
ideal candidate should be eager and qualified to teach a variety of courses
within the department.
A successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach undergraduate
courses covering topics including (i) Embedded Systems/Devices (ii) Real
Time Systems (iii) Computer Architecture (iv) Digital System Design, (v)
VLSI and others as assigned.
· Teaching discipline-appropriate courses in Computer Engineering
· Maintaining an active scholarship program, mentoring undergraduate
· Supervising undergraduate research and design projects
· Performing service related activities for the department and the
· The teaching load is 24 credits per year of which three may be
authorized for research release
· An earned doctorate in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering,
or similar field, by August 15, 2017.
· Proven interest and committment in undergraduate teaching.
· Ability to develop an active role in extra-curricular,
student-centered activities that broaden the undergraduate academic
experience such as Colorado Space Grant program, Robotics Program,
Engineering Club, and Village Aid Project (VAPewb) for example
· Experience being an instructor of record for undergraduate Computer
Engineering or related courses
· Experience mentoring undergraduate students
· Experience teaching a student population diverse in backgrounds and
· Committed to teach and mentor students on interdisciplinary topics.
The willingness to collaborate outside of your academic expertise is valued.
*About the College:*
Fort Lewis College is Colorado's public liberal arts college, offering
baccalaureate degree programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences and
natural sciences as well as professional programs in engineering, applied
sciences, teacher education, and business administration. The college has a
diverse student body with an enrollment of about 3,800 of which 24% are
Native American, and 11% Hispanic. Fort Lewis College is a member of the
Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. Located at the intersection of the
Rocky Mountains and the desert Southwest, the College embraces cultural
diversity. Research and professional engagement are expected, but our top
priority is commitment to undergraduate teaching.
*About the Area:*
Durango, a multicultural community, is the hub of Southwest Colorado,
located in a beautiful mountain valley with nearby peaks over 14,000 feet.
A mild four-season climate allows numerous recreational opportunities, and
Durango is a popular tourist destination with an area population of about
45,000. Durango is served by major airlines with direct connections to
Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas/Fort Worth.
Material should be submitted electronically as a SINGLE PDF document.
1. Curriculum vitae.
2. Cover letter that specifically addresses your qualifications and
interest for this position. Failure to address specifics for this position
(i.e., generic letter) will be regarded as an incomplete file.
3. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are
acceptable at this time; official transcripts are a condition of employment
for the successful candidate).
4. A list of at least three professional references (Confidential
letters of recommendation will be requested for selected candidates).
5. Statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy (1-2 pages).
6. Statement of research/design agenda (1-2 pages).
Application materials should be sent via *e-mail *to*:
jrjessing at fortlewis.edu <jrjessing at fortlewis.edu>*
All e-mail submissions must include the applicant’s name, the phrase “CE2
Search”, and “Application Packet” in the subject line, e.g., <Jane Doe, CE2
Search, Application Packet>. Please send a SINGLE PDF file containing ALL
the requested materials as an attachment to your email. We advise
using the *Request
Delivery Receipt* option in your e-mail client as a confirmation that your
application was received. Any questions regarding the search should be sent
via *e-mail *to*: jrjessing at fortlewis.edu <jrjessing at fortlewis.edu> *with
the subject line <NAME, CE2 Search, Question>.
Applications received by November 1, 2016 will be given full
consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color,
religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, political beliefs, or veteran status.
Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and education
shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal
opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase
the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. People from
under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
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