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Assistant Teaching Professor in Engineering Technology at Drexel University

Apply now Job no: 501310
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, College of Engineering

Job Summary

  • The Department of Engineering Leadership and Society in the College of Engineering at Drexel University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track teaching position in Engineering Technology, with an emphasis on robotics and electrical engineering, at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates for this position must have a PhD in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field by January 1, 2024, be committed to the education of undergraduate students, and have expertise in any one of the following: power engineering, electro-mechanical systems, robotics, or industrial automation. Candidates with industrial and teaching experience are preferred. The start date for the position is January 1, 2024, or as soon as the position is filled.

Essential Functions

  • Primary responsibilities include a teaching load of 30 credits and a service load of six credits per academic year during the fall, winter, and spring terms. Your service load includes student mentorship and developing educational programs with industrial contracts."

Required Qualifications

  • A PhD or Doctorate in Electrical Engineering or Closely Related Field is required.
  • 1-2 years of experience is required.
  • Candidate must have expertise in any one of the following: power engineering, electro-mechanical systems, robotics, or industrial automation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates with industrial and teaching experience are preferred.

Physical Demands

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


  • University City

Special Instructions to the Applicant

In one PDF, candidates should submit the following: cover letter; curriculum vitae; a statement summarizing your teaching experience, philosophy, and interests (not to exceed two pages); a diversity statement (a diversity statement that presents and discusses the candidate's past experiences, present efforts, and/or future aspirations to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in all aspects of their academic careers – please feel free to consult the Office of Institutional Equity and Inclusive Culture for Drexel University’s position on equality and diversity); and the names and contact information of three external references.

The review of applications will begin immediately and invitations for interviews will be extended on a rolling basis. For questions, please contact Prof. Irina Husanu: Inc22@Drexel.Edu. All communications will be considered confidential.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.


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