Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty Position - (Tenure-Track)

Posted Thursday, October 14, 2021

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty member. Preference is at the assistant professor level but qualified applicants at the associate professor level will be considered. In order to be considered for this position, a candidate must have a doctoral degree in electrical or computer engineering, or related discipline, and must have a strong dedication to undergraduate education. The department is seeking a candidate to teach existing courses in one of the fundamental areas of electrical and computer engineering. Additionally, we are looking for a candidate who can contribute to the highly-customizable, practical, student-centered education offered by the department through the creation of upper-division electives of relevance to the students and the profession, and in complement to the department's current offerings.

The appointment will begin August 1, 2022. 

VMI is a public, four-year undergraduate military college (1,700 students) located in the historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Lexington, (population 7,000) also the home to Washington and Lee University, offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere, a relaxed rural pace, and a diverse economic base to make life pleasant and rewarding. Share in Lexington’s rich heritage, while enjoying the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Visit http://lexingtonvirginia.com. 

Applications must include a current CV and a statement that clearly addresses the candidate’s potential contributions to the department within the defined Institute domains of teaching, scholarly engagement, professional citizenship, and cadet development. In support of the Institute’s dedication to cultural competency, applicants are also encouraged to include a statement regarding their potential contributions in this regard. Finalists for the position will be asked to provide three letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Candidates please apply online at: Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty Position - (Tenure-Track) Job Application

The position is open until filled.

Criminal background check required for final candidate.

All VMI employees are required to complete a COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form upon hire, per Governor Northam’s Executive Directive #18.  The Human Resources Office will supply the form.

VMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal education and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.

Contact: Search Committee, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450. Phone: (540) 464-7236. Email: ece@vmi.edu

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