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Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor

Apply now Job no: 494449
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City
Categories: College of Engineering, Drexel University, Faculty

About Drexel

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary:

The Department of Engineering Technology (ET) at Drexel University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor, effective as early as September 1, 2020. The successful candidate should have Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or in a closely related field, possess a strong background in electronics, renewable energy, and/or robotics and automation and be committed to the education of undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates with industrial and teaching experience are preferred.

Drexel University’s Engineering Technology Department is a leader in the education of engineers who address the technological needs of industry and society. The department prides itself on industrial partnerships, small class sizes, and its use of industrial caliber technologies in a lab-focused curriculum. The faculty specialize in Electrical Engineering and in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and are leading the College of Engineering’s efforts in Robotics and Automation. The department offers ABET/ETAC accredited baccalaureate degrees, Master’s degrees, and customized training for traditional and adult learners.

The successful candidate will contribute to Engineering Technology’s education and research activities in electronics, renewable energy, and in robotics and automation and will be encouraged to collaborate with complementary efforts in the Electrical Engineering and the Mechanical Engineering Departments. This scholar will be expected to develop and teach laboratory-rich courses, advise students on senior design projects, build a research program that complements their educational efforts and publish in professional journals. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach basic and advanced courses in analog, digital, and power electronics; programmable logic controllers; electrical systems design; renewable energy and energy conversion; and robotics and automation. Additionally, the scholar will participate in curriculum development, serve on college committees to maintain and improve the instructional program, and participate in appropriate professional development.

Essential Functions:


Service to department, university and community.

Development and teaching courses.

Required Qualifications:

PhD, Electrical Engineering or a related field, At least 1 year experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Industrial and teaching experience.

Physical Demands

Typically sitting at a desk/table, standing, walking.

Job Location:

University City.

Special Instructions:

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin on February 15,  2020  and will continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Applications should include a detailed cover letter explaining the candidate’s qualifications, a CV, the contact information for a minimum of three references, and short descriptions of the candidate’s teaching and research aims. Please limit the teaching and research areas to no more than two pages each.

Candidates must submit their application materials to Careers at Drexel ( Nominations, applications, and general inquiries should be directed to All communications will be considered confidential.




























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